Search for dissertations about: "Thesis auditing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Thesis auditing.

  1. 1. Auditors’ Constitution of Performance a study on the duality of performance in the auditing profession

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Cristoffer Lokatt; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; auditors; performance; performance management; control; structure; agency; institutional logics; profession; accountability; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : For decades, the auditing profession has been under scrutiny, due in part to its close association with a business rationale. This has led to some to call for de-professionalization, where accountability, control, and commerce would threaten auditing’s autonomy. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The evolution of the Swedish auditor's report

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Katharina Rahnert; Karlstads universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; audit reporting; auditing history; auditing profession; audit expectation gap; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The auditor’s report has been criticised for being uninformative at least since the late nineteenth century. Despite persistent requests for detailed information in order to facilitate users’ decision-making processes, auditors have only recently started to provide entity-specific information in their reports. READ MORE

  5. 5. Auditability as interface : negotiation and signification of intangibles

    University dissertation from Stockholm : School of Business, Stockholm University

    Author : Gunilla Eklöv; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; Redovisning; Revision;

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