Quality Reporting.

Author:Lee, Fredrick
Position:Reader Forum - Letter to the editor

Mike raised some good points about editing audit reports. He is spot on when the report is edited so much that the auditors words are no longer his or her own. His three lessons boil down to open and honest communication between the auditor writing the report and upper management reviewing it. As an audit supervisor, I have made it a practice to keep auditors informed about what I edited in the report and why. In all of my edits, I include comments that provide feedback or questions for their consideration. I encourage the auditor to discuss the changes and edit my...

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