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The audit society : rituals of verification

Author: Michael Power, (Professor of Accounting)
Publisher: Oxford, [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text argues that the rise of auditing has its roots in political demands for accountability and control. Michael Power argues that the new demands and expectations of audits live uneasily with  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Power, (Professor of Accounting)
ISBN: 0198289472 9780198289470
OCLC Number: 36066037
Description: xiv, 183 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The audit explosion --
Fraud, expectations, and the rite of financial audit --
Auditing and the reinvention of governance --
Making audits work: samples, specialists, and systems --
Making audits work: auditees and the auditable performance --
Audit, trust, and risk.
Responsibility: Michael Power.
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