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Sawyer’s 7th Edition Just Released

Explore Imperative Questions, Discover Essential Answers

First published in 1973, Sawyer's Guide for Internal Auditors underlines the philosophy that internal auditors should watch for emerging trends. In this significantly restructured version, Sawyer’s Internal Auditing: Enhancing and Protecting Organizational Value, 7th Edition, 10 internal audit thought leaders tackle the challenge of defining what it takes to properly fulfill the roles and deliver the value of internal audit.

No longer a three-volume set, the 7th edition is one book is organized into two sections: setting up an internal audit shop and delivering internal audit services. Chapters 1–8 provide the information and guidance CAEs and their stakeholders can use when considering what should go into establishing an internal audit function, evaluating its current position, and building toward a value-optimizing future. Chapters 9–16 outline how internal auditors deliver the services and products offered by the function to stakeholders.

This guide will help CAEs ask the right questions and think critically about the value, services, and products to offer in their unique environment. It shows how to apply a business approach to build an internal audit function capable of increasing its value over time. It also provides examples of how to develop a risk-based audit plan and execute assurance and advisory engagements.

IIA members are invited to log in to the IIA Bookstore, powered by the Internal Audit Foundation, to purchase this new edition using their member discount. Nonmembers may also purchase the new Sawyer’s by visiting the IIA Bookstore.