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Common Attributes of Quality Audits
Some audits of federal financial assistance recipients do not meet established standards, and the accounting profession and government officials want to know why. Federal inspectors general (IGs)Expand
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Client Perceptions of MAS Quality as Measured by a Marketing-Based Service Quality Model
Management Advisory Services (MAS) are an increasingly important part of the service mix for CPA firms. The growth of MAS relative to audit has been phenomenal over the past two decades. However,Expand
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Determinants of Consulting Service Quality for Accounting and Nonaccounting Service Providers
Consulting services have been the fastest growing segment of public accounting over the past decade. Expand
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Competitive Bidding, Auditor Tenure and the Extent of Single Audit Findings
To bid or not to bid is a questionconfonting most of the 60,000 to 70,000 estimated recipients of federal financial assistance requiring single audits each year.' The 1996 Single Audit Act AmendmentsExpand
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Teaching Negotiation Skills within an Accounting Curriculum
ABSTRACT: The purpose of this article is to expose accounting faculty to an accounting negotiation course to inspire them to consider teaching such a course. Professional standards recognize theExpand
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Do markets react to required and voluntary disclosures associated with auditor realignments
Abstract This manuscript investigates whether required and voluntary Form 8-K (Item 4.01) auditor realignment disclosures in 2004 and 2005 convey information content to investors in a post SOX era.Expand
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Small Firm Audit Partner Hiring Crisis: A Role Play for Critical Thinking and Negotiation Skills
ABSTRACT: This role play requires students to consider the complexities of a small CPA firm urgently attempting to replace the unique industry knowledge and experience possessed by a terminally illExpand
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Taming SOX costs with six sigma
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was passed to fight fraud. But SOX has imposed a lot of additional work and expense on public companies and their independent auditors. Large public companies have beenExpand
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