Internal Auditor’s June 2017 Issue
f e a t u r e s
24 | COVER Under Siege – Public sector auditors can face intimidation, isolation, retaliation, suspension — even termination — just for doing their job. By Russell A. Jackson.
30 | How to Audit Culture – Culture audits can help practitioners gain insight into the causes of poor organizational behavior. By James Roth
39 | A Smarter Approach to Third-party Risk – Adopting a focused, collaborative strategy
can help improve management of outsourced service providers. By Michael Rose and Dennis Frio
44 | The Innovative Internal Auditor – As businesses strive to find opportunities in a world driven by technological transformation, internal auditors need to continually innovate to stay ahead of the game, says SHANNON URBAN, 2017–2018 chairman of The IIA’s North American Board.
50 | The Dynamics of Interpersonal Behavior – To be successful, auditors need to cultivate their soft skills just as much as their
technical abilities. By Arthur Piper
57 | Opportunity From Disruption – Adopting six traits can enable internal audit functions to become more agile in the face of change. By Jason Pett, Mark Kristall, and Deborah Mack