Ann M. Butera, MBA, CRP, president of The Whole Person Project, Inc.
As internal audit departments change in what they audit, the importance of who audits becomes a priority. Highly effective auditors need to be strategic and critical thinkers, adaptable to change, and effective communicators. In competitive sports, having good bench strength means building a team of first-string and reserve players who possess the skills and confidence to step up to any challenge the team may face. This means managers must know their players well enough to leverage their individual skills and talents. This article describes four ways you can demonstrate you are a key player on your audit team.