10 Auditing Rules

Abstract:By following ten guidelines, auditors can significantly improve the effectiveness of audits. Begin by making auditees feel like part of the team and asking general, open-ended questions. Be an active listener, but don’t let the auditee pick the samples. Try to associate the real effects of your findings with dollar values when possible. Don’t nitpick, and be sure to cite areas of specific strength. These suggestions will help provide a more positive image to all those …

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This article is very educative and informational. This will help my team in the next internal audit process. Good stuff!
--Richmond, 03-16-2011

Excellant Article. It summarrising all that is required to make auditing an interesting exercise and would help auditors as well as auditees.
--Subramaniam P G, 08-08-2008

This article is a very good reminder of more important points to be followed during auditing process. A very useful guide for new auditors.
--Ramin Farzan, 07-19-2008

I thought the article was very informative. It had a lot of good points that I may be able to use in the furture.
--Jared Pereira, 07-15-2008

Good recap of sound auditing practices. When the audit is perceived as adding value, the word spreads, and audits become more welcome.
--Thomas Fortson, 07-10-2008

I recommend this article and will share it with my internal auditors. Thank you for providing easy access to it. Slpero
--Sherry Pero, 07-10-2008

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