CBOK 2015 Stakeholder Survey
In collaboration with Protiviti, The IIARF completed the Stakeholder Survey, the second component of the complete global CBOK study. The purpose of this initiative is to gain a global perspective and better understanding of stakeholders’ expectations of internal audit’s purpose, function, and performance. Stakeholders include members of executive management, board and audit committee members, and C-suite executives excluding chief audit executives who were included in the practitioner survey.
Specifically, this component of the global CBOK study is designed to identify and capture:
- Internal audit practices and activities that are most highly valued by boards and audit committees, along with those that are not.
- How to maintain the alignment of the various stakeholder expectations of internal auditing.
- Opportunities to build and reinforce the relationship between board and audit committee members and internal audit staff.
- Best practices regarding performance monitoring, communications, and reporting of internal audit by boards and audit committees.
The CBOK 2015 Stakeholder Study was concluded on Dec. 31, 2015. The results will be shared in 2016.
Your Donation Dollars at Work
Many reports and related content from the CBOK 2015 project are available free of charge, thanks to support and generous contributions from individuals, organizations, and IIA chapters and institutes around the world. CBOK is administered by The IIA Research Foundation and funded by the William G. Bishop III, CIA, Memorial Fund.
CBOK is the world’s largest ongoing study of the internal audit profession, consisting of two phases: the Practitioner Survey and the Stakeholder Survey. The first phase is led by The IIA Research Foundation (IIARF) and supported by IIA institutes and chapters around the world to include comprehensive studies of practitioners at all levels. The second phase is a global study consisting of audit stakeholder perspectives (senior management, audit committees, and boards) and will complement the findings of the practitioner study. The results of this combined research will provide a rich overview of how the profession is currently being practiced and changes that are anticipated in the future.