Better Never Than Late

Posted on Apr 18, 2011

The iconic Larry Sawyer once observed that “few sources of friction within the audit department exceed that caused by the process of report writing.” Sawyer went on to correctly observe, “The most brilliant of analyses and the most productive of audit findings seem to be forgotten during the trauma of report writing.” In my view, these are some of the wisest comments Sawyer (or any other practitioner or academic) ever uttered about internal auditing.

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