- A documented list of *audit steps or other required actions. The completion of checklists is intended to ensure that all steps of a process have been addressed. They are often used in the context of *Control Risk Self Assessment. The use of checklists is frequently criticized on the grounds of their alleged inability to stimulate creative thought. See also *box-ticking approach.
Auditor's dictionary. 2014.
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