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Developing a common standard for public sector auditing.

Steven Anthony Tinkler

Developing a common standard for public sector auditing.

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Published by University of Central England in Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Central England in Birmingham, 2000.

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7. A code of conduct for public sector ethics 8. Effective and pragmatic anti-corruption strategies 9. Effective public financial management This Book reviews these principles and articulates their importance in public administration reform. It also contains case studies from select member countries on each principle, and. The FRC is also responsible for adoption of accounting standards that are to be consistent with the IFRS as well as the development or adoption and maintenance of auditing standards issued by relevant professional bodies and ensure consistency between the standards issued and the auditing standards and pronouncements of the IAASB. Public Sector Auditing Roles The public sector’s success is measured primarily by its ability to deliver services successfully and carry out programs in an equitable and appropriate manner, public sector audit activities should have the authority and the competency to evaluate.


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