was w®mm®w m
REPORT REVIEW IS COMPARABLE TO THE QUALITY CONTROL PROCESS
in a manufacturing operation. This observation was made at the
report review meeting held on November 18 and 19 at Chicago's
Union League Club. Thirty-two participants representing every United
States office and Meredith Smith of the Montreal office attended the
meeting, which was the first of this nature held by the firm.
The primary purpose of the meeting was to discuss and prepare
a new report review manual which will replace one issued about ten
Although preparation of the new manual was the immediate goal
of the meeting, part of the time was spent discussing the principles
of report review. There was also a beneficial exchange of ideas concerning
the review techniques and practices of each office.
It may be that our various review processes are confusing to some
of the newer staff members. We have, among others, reviews by the
seniors, supervisors, managers and partners—plus tax review, report
review, cold review and task force review. I would like to cover
briefly the principles underlying report review as well as to preview
some of the more important points in the new manual.
2 THE QUARTERLY