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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/218236
Description: Audit committees are increasingly viewed as a key element of good corporate governance. In some countries their formation is mandatory, and in others it is voluntary. In the Australian setting, only t ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130959
Description: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide insights into the current roles and responsibilities of the internal audit (IA) function and the factors perceived to be necessary to ensure its effec ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/149785
Description: This study critically examines the role of accounting in corporate governance in a public sector bank in a developing country. Based on a case study, the paper reveals that the actual role of accounti ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/158892
Description: Accounting and corporate governance failures have figured prominently in discussions of the possible causes of bankruptcy of financial institutions in recent times. These discussions suggest that acco ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/89475
Description: Purpose – This study aims to critically analyse the independence of the internal audit function through its relationship with management and the audit committee. Design/methodology/approach – Results ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/83873
Description: Purpose – This paper aims to examine the relationship between firm characteristics and incentives for the voluntary formation of audit committees by non-top 500 firms listed on the Australian Stock Ex ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/145988
Description: This paper investigates the association between corporate performance and the probability of chief executive officer (CEO) dismissal for large corporations in Australia. Consistent with prior US and U ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/145982
Description: The purpose of this paper is to determine what aspects of board independence, in terms of board structure and characteristics of non-executive directors (NEDs), are associated with effective monitorin ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/73495
Description: In Australia, while only the Top 500 firms listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) are required to form audit committees, many Non-Top 500 firms still voluntarily establish audit committees. Why ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/176086
Description: By convention, the quality of an audit is understood to relate to the joint probability that its conduct results in the detection and reporting of material financial statement errors. Early research i ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/133524
Description: Purpose – The purpose of this preliminary study is to explore the impact of changed cultural environment on the voluntary disclosure behaviour of Chinese listed companies. Design/methodology/approach ... More
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Authors: Finch, Nigel
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/104260
Description: The aim of sustainability performance indices is to provide a benchmark for financial products and to measure the financial performance of companies that lead their industry in terms of sustainability ... More
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