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One Bad Apple Can Tarnish Us All​​

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

I am often asked by those within the internal audit profession, "What keeps you up at night?" My answer often surprises. One of the things I worry most about is a high-profile ethical lapse by a member of our profession that tarnishes us all.

We have been fortunate for the most part, but occasional lapses by wayward internal auditors do sometimes make the press. On those rare occasions, someone in the media may wonder aloud, "Who is watching the internal auditors?" None of the cases in recent years has been devastating to our reputation. However, a recent example of a wayward internal auditor illustrates just how easy it is for a bad apple to tarnish the whole profession.

Read the full blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.