Part 3 of 3 in the Protecting Your Castle series.
Engagement is the last, but certainly not the least, of the three areas that are required to maintain a strong internal control structure—the others being building strong internal controls and training employees. An organization may have the best internal controls, but because the controls rely on individuals to be implemented, this creates an unavoidable weakness. Employees may intentionally bypass the controls or simply make a mistake. In last week’s blog related to training, I discussed how giving your employees a sense of purpose is critical to keeping them engaged. Engagement is the final step to enhancing your control environment.Continue reading >