SUSAN M. SWITZER, a writer and corporate communication counselor, serves on the Governor's Council for Film and Media Industries of New Mexico. She is a former Director of Communications with KPMG Peat Marwick where she taught internal audit report writing. She is a training innovator who has conducted specialized courses in effective communication for clients such as Schlumberger, MASCO, Strategic Marketing Corporation, General Electric Capital Corporation, and AT&T. She also wrote and produced a radio series broadcast on CBS entitled Taking Account.
About the Author.
About the Institute of Internal Auditors.
SECTION ONE: FROM VENI, VIDI, VICI TO SOX.
Chapter 1: Process-Driven Reporting.
Chapter 2: The Latest Standards.
Chapter 3: New Rules and New Tools.
SECTION TWO: GOING WITH THE FLOW.
Chapter 4: New Looks for Audit Reports.
Chapter 5: The Value-Added Spoken (and E-Mailed) Word.
SECTION THREE: REPORT WRITING 101, ER, MAKE THAT 404.
Chapter 6: Critical Word Choices.
Chapter 7: Structured Sentences.
Chapter 8: Paragraphs, Punctuation, and Capitalization.
Chapter 9: Graphics and Editing.
SECTION FOUR: IT’S A FLAT WORLD AFTER ALL.
Chapter 10: It’s a Flat World After All.
Appendix A: Professional Standards.
Appendix B: Find the Flaws.
Appendix C: Bibliography.