Chambers on Internal Audit

December 9, 2009

Fraud Risks Are Once Again on the Rise

Throughout my career of more than 30 years as an internal auditor, I’ve seen several recessions come and go, and the impacts on the internal audit profession have […]
October 16, 2009

The Worst Seems to Be Behind Us

As I have commented often in recent months, the current economic crisis has not been kind to internal auditing. Granted, we have not seen the level […]
August 26, 2009

Internal Audit Solutions for Tough Times

Greetings from San Diego, where The IIA’s aptly titled conference, “Internal Audit Solutions for Tough Times,” is wrapping up. It has been a great event with […]
August 13, 2009

Will We Be Able to Stay in the Board Room?

I have often characterized internal auditing’s journey over the past decade as being one from “the back room to the board room.” Following the spectacular corporate […]
July 13, 2009

The Essence of Progress Through Sharing

This week, I am embarking on what I’m sure will be an unforgettable experience. At the invitation of the Asian Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditors […]
June 23, 2009

Independence: What Does It Really Mean?

From the very first day I became an internal auditor, the word “independence” took on particular significance. As a young auditor in government, we were taught […]