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Welcome to the future of internal audit, today

Whether you are considering starting to evaluate human factors and soft controls, or in the process of evaluating them and not sure that it is going the right way, let's meet and have a chat. 

Maybe you recognize yourself in one of the following scenarios:

 I am not sure auditing soft controls adds value 

In my view keeping away from soft control evaluations is almost always a mistake.


The future that organizations face will not be predictable. Evaluating topics such as the future-readiness of your organization and its innovation capability are moving to the centre of attention.


For a long time, soft controls were considered one of the biggest challenges in the field of internal audit. PBA® helps to change that, providing insights of high strategic relevance and making your internal audit function sparkle.

 I want to work with PBA®, where can I learn it? 


PBA® is a scalable method that can be combined with most other evaluation approaches you already use. There are several good starting points to learn PBA®. What about booking a one day workshop about the myriad factors of an innovation ecosystem? More about my PBA® Services.


Please be aware that mastering PBA® requires long-term commitment as in-depth knowledge of PSI theory is required.

 PBA® sounds promising, but does it really work? 

PBA® works on the background of PSI theory, adding an ongoing function analytical meta level to internal audit's work.


PSI theory is a validated, scientific psychological system theory, based more than 30 years of academic research and considered by the German Psychological Society in 2012 as "groundbreaking" and "highly innovative". More about PSI theory

 My impression is that PBA® is too academic. 

To say it with Kurt Lewin (1890 - 1947), one of the pioneers in psychology:

 "There is nothing so practical than a good theory." 


Those who are prepared to get involved in the complexity of PSI theory receive a rich harvest: New, innovative perspectives to drive sustainable organizational change that has impact.

In my view, it is worth it.

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