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e-Book The Audit Explosion epub download

Author: Michael Power
ISBN: 1898309302
Pages: 64 pages
Publisher: Demos (January 1, 1994)
Language: English
Category: Accounting
Size ePUB: 1357 kb
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e-Book The Audit Explosion epub download

by Michael Power



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Power has documented both audit explosions (significant growth in audit activity in an expanding array of fields (Power, 1994; 2005)) and implosions (as audit-related functions become supplanted by the risk management movement (Power, 2000a))

Power has documented both audit explosions (significant growth in audit activity in an expanding array of fields (Power, 1994; 2005)) and implosions (as audit-related functions become supplanted by the risk management movement (Power, 2000a)).

Michael Power argues that the new demands and expectations of audits live uneasily with their operational . Since the early 1980s there has been an explosion of auditing activity in the United Kingdom and North America.

Michael Power argues that the new demands and expectations of audits live uneasily with their operational capabilities. In addition to financial audits there are now medical audits, technology audits, value for money audits, environmental audits, quality audits, teaching audits, and many others. Why has this happened?

The book provides the most coherent challenge to the audit explosion that has been offered to date. Journal of Public Policy.

splendid book tracks what has been happening to the auditing profession in the context of the recent 'managerial turn'. This is a breath of fresh ai. LSE Magazine. The book provides the most coherent challenge to the audit explosion that has been offered to date.

Building on The terms ‘audit explosion’ and ‘audit society’, first coined by Michael Power, have become. Power’s book is valuable precisely because of the obscurity of its subject. has been written about the purpose, context, or process of auditing. shorthand for a set of beliefs about the ubiquity of an audit regime which began to permeate the UK. public sector in the Thatcher era and has had a detrimental effect on its conduct by permeating public.

Evaluating the audit explosion. The audit society-Second thoughts. International Journal of Auditing 4 (1), 111-119, 2000. Law & policy 25 (3), 185-202, 2003.

Summary of The Audit Society. Thus, though auditing is a fixture of a functioning society, people would not want to live in an environment without trust, an atmosphere that required constant checking. Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, auditing has become ubiquitous. This trend sparked an audit explosion, which continues still in fields such as business, education and medicine. Beyond vague statements that hint at auditing’s possibilities, experts do not agree on exactly how to describe it.

Additional reading, references:, Power, M. (1994), The Audit Explosion, London: Demos. Power, M. (1997), The Audit Society, Oxford: Oxford University Press. subtle, stimulating and important book.

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