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​When It Comes to Internal Audit Principles — The Stand Must Be Complete

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:

In my previous blog post, I explored half of The IIA’s Core Principles in relation to the recent release of a new Practice Guide, "Demonstrating the Core Principles for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing." However, when it comes to principles, we must be all in. So, in this blog, I will examine the remaining five principles.

It is important to repeat my sincere belief that demonstrating our adherence to the Core Principles is the path that will lead our profession into a successful future. The International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and other parts of the International Professional Practices Framework provide specific rules and direction to practitioners, but the Core Principles are the foundation on which our house is built. As U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt once noted, “Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.”

So, it is with a nod to that reverence that I offer my observations of Core Principles 6 through 10.

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