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Internal Auditors Should be Willing to “Throw the Flag” Before the Play

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

In a speech that I delivered last spring, I discussed the various roles that an internal auditor can play across what I called the “ethics continuum.” I noted that on rare occasions, when internal auditors become embroiled in a fraud or conduct, they are an “accomplice.” On other occasions, I noted, the internal auditor isn’t an accomplice. Instead, he or she simply sits on the sidelines and does not call out inefficiency, waste, fraud, or mismanagement. I called these internal auditors the “spectators.”

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