Internal auditors in the local government sector in South Africa must adhere to the Institute of Internal Auditors’
Standards and Ethical Code, both of which regard objectivity to be one of the core principles of internal audit
behaviour. This article reports on a study that intended to establish whether or not internal auditors employed
in local government understand the IIA’s requirements regarding objectivity, and how they perceive and
manage their own objectivity. The results show that the majority of internal auditors surveyed do understand
the concept, and do realise its importance. Furthermore, perceiving that compromising their objectivity can
impact their own effectiveness and that of their internal audit units, they take steps to manage and protect it.
"The establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Rome in 1998 is a milestone for humanity and a watershed in the life of victims of ongoing violations or wars. The Preamble to the Rome Statute of the ICC ...
Barac, Karin; Motubatse, Kgobalale Nebbel; Erasmus, Lourens J.; Van Staden, J.M.(Southern African Institute of Government Auditors, 2013)
The role of internal auditors has changed especially dramatically over the last 20 years, with resultant
challenges to their formally acquired competencies. In response, the internal auditing profession regularly
Iroanya, Richard Obinna(University of Pretoria, 2010-03-12)
This study investigates and analyses the implications of state and state sponsored international terrorism for Africa. To realise this objective, the study focuses on international terrorist acts carried out by Libya and ...