Critical success factors for Human Resource audits

Chris Andrews, Bond University

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Andrews, C. (2015, June). Critical success factors for Human Resource audits (Part 2). HR Future, pp. 1-4.

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Extract: Auditing is not a fad and can be traced back for centuries. The term audit comes from the Latin word ‘audire’ (to listen), hence an auditor’s role is to listen to the records. The modern form of auditing can be clearly evidenced as early as 1827 at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in the United States (Flesher et al 2003). The foundations for auditing rely on both their independence and in effective evaluation techniques.