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The Changing Roles of the Internal Auditor

Managerial Auditing Journal

ISSN: 0268-6902

Article publication date: 1 January 1992

Abstract

Marks the 50th anniversary in 1991 of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Established in 1941 by a group of forward‐looking internal auditors, the IIA has given great impetus to the professional upgrading of internal auditors. Provides an overview of the evolving role of the internal auditor: tracing the ancient roots of the internal audit function; examining in detail the role played by the IIA in advancing the interests of the profession, and providing an outlook for the future. Concludes by observing that the role of the internal auditor will continue to expand at a rapid pace in the coming decades and beyond.

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Citation

Gupta, P.P. and Ray, M.R. (1992), "The Changing Roles of the Internal Auditor", Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 7 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000001770

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MCB UP Ltd

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