Providing assurance on organizations’ core functions, auditors have been involved in advising boards on key strategic initiatives, with some enjoying the status of trusted advisor. That is both a recognition that traditional audit work is not enough on its own to help the business execute its strategy in the face of emerging risks, and a realization that internal auditors can do more.
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A Conspiracy of Silence?
In a recent survey by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), 79 percent of directors expressed confidence in management’s ability to sustain a healthy corporate culture. However, the survey indicated that confidence may be based on very limited information. Learn more about how the internal audit function can help assess organizational culture.
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New Global Perspectives and Insights Report: Agility and Innovation
To stay relevant, internal audit must increase its agility by pursuing quantum leaps in innovation and re-envisioning the function’s capabilities. But strong internal controls will remain a foundation.