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internal

adjective absorbed, domestic, domesticus, enclosed, implanted, infixed, ingrained, inmost, innate, inner, innermost, inside, interior, intestinus, private, under the surface, within boundary lines
Associated concepts: internal affairs, Internal Revenue
See also: domestic, household, inherent, interior, intrinsic, subjective
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Audit committees assess the performance of the internal audit function using both external and internal sources.
One of the major mechanisms a corporation can use to demonstrate its cooperation, and hence avoid indictment or SEC charges, is to conduct an internal investigation that uncovers wrongdoing and provides that information to the government.
Its prime function is to modify external friction and enhance wear properties of the base resin, but it is also used to give internal lubrication and improve the physical and mechanical properties of many resin systems.
The new guidance is a supplement to COSO's 1992 guidance, Internal Control--Integrated Framework, illustrating essential internal control over financial reporting using real-world small company examples.
Accordingly, in 2005 about 3,700 companies underwent the first wave of internal control audits.
The primary core characteristic is that the internal auditor reports directly to the head or the deputy head of the government agency, and that the internal auditor is in a staff role entirely independent of line or operational responsibilities and duties.
Specifically, the audit committee chair should have a breadth of experience in audit committee processes, knowledge of financial reporting and internal controls, and an understanding of the aims of internal management, according to O'Leary.
Corporate Conversations" offers fantastic ideas on how to elevate internal communication to what it truly can be.
One extremely successful technique employed by the firm was the eventual development of a standard set of competitive research information products that are "pushed out" to actual and potential internal customers on a set schedule.
Documentation: Organizations need a centralized system to document their internal control environment.
The examination objectives and the internal control questionnaire were also revised.
According to the telephone interviews, significantly higher proportions of pediatric (100%) and family medicine (93%) practices than of internal medicine practices (57%) saw adolescent patients.

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