Is Outsourcing Exposing Your Organization to the Risk of Catastrophic Failure?
Many times, outsourcing partnerships are a great success, effectively reducing costs for an organization. However, outsourcing can also have unintended, unforeseen, or even disastrous results.
This guide will give you tools and techniques you can use immediately to:
- Conduct due diligence before your organization enters an outsourcing agreement.
- Identify risks with outsourcing—especially outside your organization’s home country.
- Benefit from other assurance providers for control assessment.
- Establish a control structure that ensures outsourced functions are effective and efficient.
Whether you are an auditor, manager, or executive, Auditing Outsourced Functions offers the perspective you need in today’s outsourced world.
About the Author:
Mark Salamasick, CIA, CISA, CRMA, CSP, is the director of the Center for Internal Audit Excellence at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). The program is one of five centers of internal auditing recognized by The IIA and the largest graduate internal audit program worldwide. He teaches internal auditing, IT audit and risk management, and advanced auditing. He is also a consultant in various areas of risk management.
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