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internal auditor"s ultimate responsibility

Janet P. Near

internal auditor"s ultimate responsibility

the reporting of sensitive issues

by Janet P. Near

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Published by Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation in Altamonte Springs, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auditing, Internal.,
  • White collar crimes.,
  • Employee theft.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJanet P. Near, Marcia P. Miceli.
    ContributionsMiceli, Marcia P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5668 .N42 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2269504M
    ISBN 100894131915, 0894131893
    LC Control Number89156792


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Roles and Responsibilities of Internal Auditor: Internal auditors work varied from the function to function. Below are some key areas of auditing: Assessing the management of risk: The internal auditor shall evaluate an organization’s management of risk.

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