Auditing standards require that a “brainstorming” session should be held at the beginning of each audit to help identify steps to assess the possibility that material misstatements/fraud in the financial statements exist. Discuss how brainstorming sessions might enhance audit judgments, professional skepticism, and decision making. Consider the groupthink dimension in your discussion.

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Auditing standards require that a “brainstorming” session should be held at the beginning of each audit to help identify steps to assess the possibility that material misstatements/fraud in the financial statements exist. Discuss how brainstorming sessions might enhance audit judgments, professional skepticism, and decision making. Consider the groupthink dimension in your discussion.

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