Keeping tabs on governance and risk

This week`s resource selections focuses on governance and risk management.
Monitoring the results of your efforts is a highly recommendedmanagement practice and the lessons learned, from doing so, areinvaluable.

Have another great week.

Dan Swanson


The Full Monty
Following the logic of full disclosure, everything you might need to know about a CEO.

Dialogue in corporate governance
This initiative, from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Englandand Wales, aims to facilitate better understanding of pressure andopportunities that arise in increasingly international capital markets.It encourages dialogue around business, investment accountancy andpolicy issues relating to corporate governance through publications,roundtables and face-to-face meetings.
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Grant Thorton’s COSO Resource Center
The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) has released its Guidance on Monitoring Internal Control Systems.Developed by COSO and led by a diverse Grant Thornton LLP team, thepurpose of the guidance is to assist organizations in monitoring theeffectiveness of their internal control systems and taking timelycorrective actions as needed.

Performance Auditing: A Measurement Approach – 2nd Edition
Authors Raaum and Morgan present original performance audit concepts and practice aidsas well as those being applied in leading audit organizations. Whilethe discussion is focused on performance audits in governmentalenvironments, the content is applicable to auditing in any privatesector organization or public sector agency.

Because being approximately right trumps precisely wrong
The Fermi rule: Estimating your way to wealth.
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Resources for the Risk Intelligent Enterprise
Successful companies use a management philosophy that focuses not onlyon risk avoidance but also on risk-taking as a means to value creation— viewing all challenges and opportunities through the lens of risk.Explore these resources to view business issues and roles through risk-colored glasses.

Sentinel – IT Governance monthly newsletter
Sentinel provides free monthly updates and resources across the wholespectrum of IT governance subject matter, including Risk Management,Information Security, Compliance and much more. Click here to see the previous editions of the newsletter. To subscribe visit

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