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Lean auditing : driving added value and efficiency in internal audit

Author: James C Paterson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In today's world of financial constraints, increased regulations, and a focus on corporate governance, internal audit departments are under pressure to get the most from limited resources. However, there is a tendency for audits to get bogged down in detail, reducing productivity and restricting the organization it serves. Lean Auditing offers board members, senior managers, finance professionals and internal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
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Paterson, James C.
Lean auditing.
Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015
(DLC) 2014035944
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James C Paterson
ISBN: 9781118896891 1118896890 9781118896907 1118896904 9781119017066 1119017068
OCLC Number: 904588072
Notes: Versions from some providers lack index.
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Contents: Foreword ix Introduction xi Part 1 Lean And Lean Auditing In Overview 1 1 Lean Auditing at AstraZeneca 3 2 A Brief History of Lean, Notable Principles and the Approach Taken by this Book 5 3 Key Lean Tools & Techniques 11 4 The Development of Lean Auditing and Its Benefits 19 5 The Wider Benefits of a Lean Audit Approach and How to Use This Book 23 Part 2 Looking At Internal Audit Planning And Assignment Delivery 31 6 Who Are the Customers of Internal Audit? 33 7 What Really Adds Value And What Doesn t 45 8 The Importance of Role Clarity in Assurance and the Insights Lean Can Offer 59 9 The Audit Plan: Taking a Value Approach 77 10 Factoring in Risk Assurance in the Audit Plan 95 11 Considering the Allocation of Resources to Optimize Value Add 107 12 Assignments Types, Scheduling and Resourcing 121 13 Using Assignment Scoping and Planning to Drive Added Value 133 14 Assignment Delivery Managing What Really Goes On 149 15 Using Communication and Quality Standards to Maximize the Added Value from Assignments 175 16 Assignment Follow-Up and Follow On 205 Part 3 Looking At Key Underpinning Capabilities, Processes And Ways Of Working 213 17 Measuring Performance and Driving Improvements in Audit Ways of Working 215 18 Using Lean Audit Principles to Underpin Cultural Change in the Wider Organization 227 19 Leading the Audit Function 241 20 The Audit Function: Selection, Training & Development and Ways of Working 257 Part 4 FINAL REFLECTIONS 279 21 Further Thoughts about Where and How to Start the Journey Towards Lean Progressive Auditing 281 22 A Brief Look into the Future 285 Other Recommended Reading 289 Appendix Illustrative Kano Analysis Regarding Internal Audit 291 Closing Dedication & Thanks 295 Index 297
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Using lean techniques to enhance value add and reduce waste in internal auditingLean Auditing is a practical guide to maximising value and efficiency in internal audit through the application of lean  Read more...

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