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Beyond Coso: Internal Control to Enhance Corporate Governance

Beyond Coso: Internal Control to Enhance Corporate Governance

Steven J. Root

ISBN: 978-0-471-39112-8

Oct 2000

352 pages

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The authoritative, practical guide to internal control after COSO (Committee on Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission)

Beyond COSO unravels the complexities of the COSO Report while providing clear-cut guidelines on how to implement the various internal controls it mandates. Just as important, it builds on the COSO framework to provide a more rigorous system that corporate executives and directors can use to transform the internal control function into a valuable strategic tool for leveraging corporate strengths and improving performance.

The first practical guide to complying with COSO Report mandates, Beyond COSO:
* Clearly explains the intricacies of the COSO Report
* Describes proven techniques for complying with COSO requirements
* Provides a detailed account of the internal control oversight process
* Offers expert recommendations on how to carry out internal control responsibilities more efficiently
* Supplies a wealth of ready-to-use internal control documentation

Beyond COSO is an invaluable working resource for internal and external auditors, CFOs, members of audit committees, and corporate directors.

Internal Control Conceptual Perspective.

Historical Context.

Business Ethics and Values.

The COSO Framework.

Beyond COSO: Other Frameworks.

Internal Control: A Management Approach.

Internal Control Oversight Process.

Internal Control Oversight Issues.

Internal Control Reporting.