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​Internal Audit Must Speak Truth to Power

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:

"Speaking truth to power." It is an expression that has been around for decades — often used in a social or political context. But it is also a concept with which many internal auditors struggle. In far too many organizations, those in a position of power and influence are simply not open to conversations around high risks or other uncomfortable topics — until it's too late.

The challenges and risks facing organizations in the 21st century are increasingly complex and, if ignored, potentially lethal. This requires those of us who provide assurance on governance, risk, and control to be unwavering in our conviction to examine all such threats.

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