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Unformatted text preview: 3. Why is it difficult to perform a truly independent, objective audit? In most cases those performing the audit have some previous knowledge of the project, which presents opportunities for bias. Sometimes the audit team is perceived as a jury, but even jury members come with built-in biases. For example, internal politics have been known to enter into decisions concerning closure of a project. The simple point is that every attempt should be made to keep the audit independent and objective. If the audit of projects is a regular procedure for all projects, the negative stigma of audits is minimized....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course UNKNOWN 2 taught by Professor 3 during the Spring '10 term at Alaska Anch.
- Spring '10