Essays about: "Audit firm"

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  1. 1. Key success factors for turning a high technology startup into a commercial success: A case study of a semiconductor startup

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Gustav Christensen; Alexander Bengtsson; [2021]
    Keywords : High-technology; startups; market focus; technology focus; technological capabilities; commercialization; semiconductor; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : While there have been numerous research papers defining and discussing high technology startup success, there is a lack of unity what the recipe for success is. Due to lack of market orientation being one of the most common reasons for startup failure, combined with the essentiality of having a strong technology base in a high technology environment, there is an interest to study their intersection also due to confine previous research in this area. READ MORE

  2. 2. Should I stay or should I go? : A quantitativestudy of the staff well-being and turnover problem within the audit industry.

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Oscar Davidsson; Frida Falck; [2021]
    Keywords : Auditing; Audit Profession; Audit firm; Employee turnover; Job satisfaction; Well-being; Willingness to stay;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to explain how individual and strategic firm-level factors, through well-being as a mediating factor, make audit employees more prone to stay within the profession as well as to provide a more holistic picture of why they stay.   Methodology: The study is built upon a positivistic standpoint with a deductive approach using a quantitative method where a survey was sent out to Swedish audit employees with at least three years of experience within the profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can risks be defined while flying blind? : Performing audit risk assessments under environmental uncertainty; a qualitative study using COVID-19 as an empirical example

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Linnea Klasson; Lovisa Knutsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Audit; risk assessment; COVID-19; environmental uncertainty; individual auditor; audit client; non-Big 4; Big 4;

    Abstract : Abstract  Background & Problem: Risk assessment is a central part of the audit process. Previous audit failures have increased the importance further. Several suggested determinants of risk assessments have been explored within literature. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Changing Nature of the Audit Profession - Opportunities and Challenges with Digital Transformation and the Use of Audit Support Systems, Big Data and Data Analytics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Gustaf Stensjö; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Auditing; Digital Transformation; Audit support systems; Big data; Data analytics;

    Abstract : This exploratory study aims to illustrate the changing nature of the audit profession by providing a comprehensive overview of the main challenges and opportunities that increasingly sophisticated audit support systems with more Big data and Data analytics capabilities induce upon the profession, and how these are addressed. The empirical findings are based on ten semi-structured interviews with eight different practitioners from the Big Four auditing firms, of which four are closely involved in the digitalisation and transformation processes at each respective firm. READ MORE

  5. 5. The absolution of non-audit services – unravelling a nexus of research : A quantitative study of non-audit services’ impact on financial reporting quality among private firms in Sweden.

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Oliver Fransson; Simon Sleman; [2020]
    Keywords : Non-audit services; financial reporting quality; qualified auditor report; big four audit firms; knowledge spillover effect; economic dependence; auditor independence;

    Abstract : Non-audit services provided by audit firms have been a popular scientific topic within the fields of audit and accounting research over the past decades. Numerous researchers have attempted to provide a theoretical contribution by examining different ways of measuring the concepts of audit quality and financial reporting quality. READ MORE