A fundamental shift toward collaborative working is under way at many businesses around the globe. However, becoming more collaborative has not been an easy transition for many internal audit functions. This is not only because they aren’t used to taking center stage, but also because others in the organization must adapt to interacting with internal auditors more frequently, proactively and strategically.
The benefits of enhanced collaboration for the business make working through the challenges worthwhile. In this booklet, we profile eight organizations– leaders in industries as diverse as mining, computer software, consumer foods, financial services, electronics, global payments and telecommunications – and discuss the trend towards greater collaboration extending to internal audit.