WATCH THE AUDIT TRAIL
Watching the audit trail must be the right thing to do. We need to be clear about the reasons for our actions and be able to explain them to others. The scrutiny which we may well be put under means that we must always be able to set out the reasons for the decisions we make.
If every decision has to be utterly logical where would creativity be? If we are too fearful of the consequences of not being meticulous in setting out the audit trail, we can become stultified and completely lacking in positive drive or motivation. The big stick of fear of the auditors may be a motivator ...