This 7th edition builds on Sawyer’s legacy by looking at internal auditing from a business perspective. It is organized to show what chief audit executives need to know to develop the ideal internal audit function and what internal auditors need to know to deliver current internal audit services and products.
Larry B. Sawyer was a visionary and a leader of the internal audit profession. When the first version of Sawyer's was published in 1973, it was viewed by many as a much-needed, up-to-date reference guide to all things internal audit. Sawyer’s insights and principles offered guidance to countless internal auditors and helped to shape the profession for many years.