Jim has published nine books and seven other major products for the IIA, as well as numerous articles on risk management, control and governance. He is a frequent speaker at internal audit and corporate governance conferences. His major publications are:

  • Quality Assessment Manual for the Internal Audit Activity (2013, on a team of three authors)
  • Sawyer’s Guide for Internal Auditors 6th Edition (2012, on a team of five authors; Jim wrote about a third of the three-volume set)
  • Best Practices: Evaluating the Corporate Culture (2010)
  • Using Surveys in Internal Audits (2009, primary author Hernan Murdock)
  • Four Approaches to Enterprise Risk Managementand Opportunities in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (2007)
  • Internal Audit’s Role in Corporate Governance: Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (2003)
  • Adding Value: Seven Roads to Success (2002)
  • Best Practices: Value-Added Approaches of Four Innovative Internal Auditing Departments (2000)
  • Tools & Techniques for the Beginning Auditor (major revision of IIA seminar, 1999)
  • Vision University (the IIA’s executive training program for chief auditors, 1998)
  • Control Model Implementation: Best Practices (1997)
  • Value-Added Business Controls: The Right Way to Manage Risk (IIA seminar, 1997)
  • A COSO Implementation Guide (1995)
  • Operational Auditing (major revision of IIA seminar, 1995)
  • Evaluating Internal Control: A COSO-Based Approach. (IIA seminar, 1994)
  • Reinventing the Internal Audit Function (IIA seminar, 1993)