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​What Do They Think When the Internal Auditors Are Coming?

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:

As we wrap up International Internal Audit Awareness Month, my plan is to flip the coin for June. Just as our profession focused outward over the past month to put on display the talent and value we bring to our organizations, I believe that June should be a month for introspection — what I will unofficially call "Internal Audit Self-awareness Month." My blog posts this month will revisit previous posts from this series that will help us look inward.

This theme is just as vital as any effort to build awareness about our profession. We must take a realistic and hard look at what we do, how we do it, and how we are viewed by those outside of the internal audit function. As a profession, we sometimes succumb to the echo chamber that sounds our perennial complaint: Internal audit is maligned and misunderstood or isn't valued as it should be. These conditions are often true, but we must be willing to examine how our actions, attitudes, and practice contribute to them.

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