Institut für Interne Revision ÖSTERREICH
  • Combined Assurance

    Combined Assurance

    Case studies on a Holistic Aproach to Organizational Governance

    Gerrit Sarens; Loïc Decaux; Rainer Lenz

    Risks today are so diverse that the internal audit function cannot provide assurance on its own; auditors have to coordinate with other assurance providers. Nevertheless, assurance providers often work in silos, leading to inefficiencies, inconsistencies, and a lack of transparency.

    There is a clear need to combine and coordinate reporting from various assurance providers. To meet this need, the concept of combined assurance has been introduced, providing a holistic approach to risk management and assurance.

    For the first time, internal audit researchers have provided an in-depth look at how six multinational organizations are in the process of implementing and benefiting from combined assurance. The report provides critical success factors, methods to overcome challenges, and leadership strategies for internal audit.



    • Verlag: IIA Research Foundation
    • Erschienen 2012
    • Taschenbuch: 139 Seiten
    • Sprache: English
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