Our vision of the "perfect" internal auditor has been transformed: we have advanced from providing twenty-twenty hindsight
to offering real insight into our organizations' risks, controls, and operations.
That's the first step, and it's an important one because creditors and equity holders (and possibly courts) are likely to question actions (and inactions) of directors and officers--often with the benefit of twenty-twenty hindsight
Historians are charged with applying twenty-twenty hindsight
to incidents that, at the time, seem to be only a curious combination of blurring events.
, however, opened up a whole new vista, one that can give risk managers a valuable insight into effective techniques for selling property protection.
With twenty-twenty hindsight
, it's easy to see how specious and fickle the outpourings of both attention and money were, and it's easy now to point up the hubris of those who believed that the rules of the game were changing forever.
Curtis's oblique poetic strategies, suffused with the ironies of twenty-twenty hindsight
, are no less diverse.