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Auditing and accountability

Michael Sherer

Auditing and accountability

by Michael Sherer

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Published by Paul Chapman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auditing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Sherer and David Kent.
    ContributionsKent, David, 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5667
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,200p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22360102M
    ISBN 101853960128
    OCLC/WorldCa19064434

    The item Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and Transparency Act of report together with minority, additional, and dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or . Like honesty and clean water, "accountability" is invariably seen as a good thing. Conversely, the absence of accountability is associated with most of the greatest abuses in human history. Accountability is thus closely linked with the exercise of power and the legitimacy of policies and those pursuing them. This book looks at the role of evaluation and of audit as key elements in democratic.

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary If cultures are always in the making, this book catches one kind of culture on the make. Academics will be familiar with audit in the form of research and teaching assessments - they may not be aware how pervasive practices of 'accountability' are or of the diversity of political regimes under which they. Auditing is frequently justified in terms of accountability. By virtue of their strong formal independence, supreme audit institutions (SAIs) are expected to scrutinize public spending and actions, thereby forcing authorities to explain themselves and take actions against malfunctions. In the end, auditing is supposed to contribute to an efficient and well-functioning public Author: Jenny de Fine Licht.

    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal Vol. 27 No. 7, pp. r Emerald Group Publishing Limited DOI /AAAJ The authors wish to thank the Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund for supporting this research as part of a funded project on “Dialogic Accounting: The Challenge of Taking Multiple. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal Moral reasoning and moral atmosphere in the domain of accounting Alan Lovell Article information: To cite this document: Alan Lovell, (),"Moral reasoning and moral atmosphere in the domain of accounting", Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 8 Cited by:


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