Search for dissertations about: "Audit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the word Audit.

  1. 1. Framing Audit Failure : Four studies on audit quality discomforts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Thomas Carrington; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; auditing; audit failure; framing; disciplinary cases; comfort; discomforts; actor-network theory; audit quality; voice; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyze the practice of auditing in terms of how relevant actors frame audit failure. This aim is explored in four different articles. The first article examines and develops the idea of auditing as a comfort-producing activity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Audit Fees and the Joint Provision of Audit and Non-Audit Services

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Irina Alexeyeva; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; audit fees; non-audit fees; crisis; fair value measurement; banking industry; engagement partner; industry expertise; public company expertise; tenure; gender; non-audit services; knowledge spillover; audit efficiency;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the factors affecting audit and non-audit fees and the effects of the joint provision of audit and non-audit services on auditing.The first essay focuses on environmental factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Audit teams and audit quality a sustainable development goal perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Alice Annelin; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; audit teams; team structure; team stress; team distance; team equality; team sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the influence of audit teams on audit quality and produces a conceptual analysis through the perspective of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) framework (United Nations, 2017). Four articles study four different audit team factors, namely audit team hierarchical structures, team stress, team psychological distances and team equality. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Auditor at Work – A study of auditor practice in Big 4 audit firms

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Pernilla Broberg; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; Auditors; Practice; Profession; Structure; Judgment; Comfort; Audit quality; Audit firm; Big 4; auditors; practice; profession; structure; judgment; comfort; audit quality; audit firms;

    Abstract : By combining different aspects of auditing and by focusing on the individual auditor and observing auditors at work, this dissertation explores the auditing concept. It focuses on activities carried out by auditors in local settings and how the macro-level phenomenon of “auditing” is realised in micro-level, day-to-day audit work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Audit of groin hernia repair

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Anders Kald; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Groin hernia; inguinal hernia; complications; re-operation; recurrence; audit; cost-effectiveness; mesh; laparoscopy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Inguinal hernia repair is the most frequent procedure in general surgery. In the USA approximately 700,000 groin hernioplasties are carried out annually and accounts for almost US$ 3 billion in annual health care revenue. In Sweden approximately 20,000 hernia operations are performed annually and more than 3,000 of them are recurrent hernias. READ MORE