10 Key Techniques to Improve Team Productivity: A Guide to Developing Your Team’s Full Potential
By: Hernan Murdock, DBA, CIA
Leadership is an essential ingredient for team effectiveness. It involves vision, enthusiasm, caring, and trust, and when it is present in the team, it propels the group to new heights. Leadership goes beyond budgets, workpapers, and reports. It means knowing people, connecting with them, and helping them achieve things they didn’t think they could achieve. An increasing body of knowledge is emerging regarding team dynamics. This book serves as a useful guide to increasing team productivity and energizing performance.
People-Centric Skills: Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Auditors and Business Professionals
By: Danny M. Goldberg, CIA, CPA, CISA, and Manny Rosenfeld, CIA, CRMA
This book is a comprehensive guide to the “soft skills” that make technical professionals more effective. Its goal is to improve all aspects of professional interactions, relationship development, and communication. These skills are as essential to success as are technical capabilities. This is the easy-to-read story of a dynamic and leading internal audit department taking that next step to becoming a world-class audit organization in a fictional company. It demonstrates the impact that interpersonal and communication skills—whether good or bad—have on an auditor’s effectiveness, job, and career.
By: James Pelletier, CIA, CGAP, and Yuki Matsuura, CCSA, CRMA, CPA
As the role that internal auditors play within their organizations continues to change, there is an opportunity for the audit function to consistently deliver value through high-quality work. This book guides internal auditors to maximize their capability by going beyond the traditional role to using the audit process to engage and educate key stakeholders in managing their risk and meeting their objectives more effectively.
Clarity, Impact, Speed: Delivering Audit Reports that Matter
By: Sally F. Cutler
Sally Cutler is an acknowledged expert on audit report writing. Her expertise in document design, reporting processes, and writing quality has benefited a host of internal audit, controls, and compliance groups where she has consulted and provided training throughout her career. In this book, she updates report-design and report-writing techniques, enabling you to construct clear and persuasive audit reports that address current and emerging demands. These strategies work whether your organization is small or large, your internal audit activity is long-standing or newly established, and you are a for-profit, not-for-profit, or government organization.