A survey of internal auditors to establish the scope of the common body of knowledge study in 2006

A survey of internal auditors to establish the scope of the common body of knowledge study in 2006 Purpose – To present the results of a survey of internal auditors worldwide to determine the scope of the topics to be included in The IIA's Global Common Body of Knowledge Study (CBOK) 2006. Design/methodology/approach – The researchers developed a prescope questionnaire and surveyed a small sample of experienced internal auditors worldwide. All three CBOK 2006 teams (Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe/Africa) participated in data gathering from internal auditors in their regions. The questionnaire contained topics that were adapted from The IIA Practice Standards, past CBOKs ands other relevant prior research. The questionnaire also provided space for inclusion of “Other” topics by respondents. Findings – The respondents agreed with the inclusion of a majority of the topics listed in the prescope questionnaire in the global CBOK 2006 survey. Many “Other” topical areas were also suggested for inclusion. Originality/value – The survey results are providing invaluable information to the researchers in their efforts to develop the questionnaire for global CBOK 2006. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Managerial Auditing Journal Emerald Publishing

A survey of internal auditors to establish the scope of the common body of knowledge study in 2006

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © 2006 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
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0268-6902
DOI
10.1108/02686900610703796
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Abstract

Purpose – To present the results of a survey of internal auditors worldwide to determine the scope of the topics to be included in The IIA's Global Common Body of Knowledge Study (CBOK) 2006. Design/methodology/approach – The researchers developed a prescope questionnaire and surveyed a small sample of experienced internal auditors worldwide. All three CBOK 2006 teams (Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe/Africa) participated in data gathering from internal auditors in their regions. The questionnaire contained topics that were adapted from The IIA Practice Standards, past CBOKs ands other relevant prior research. The questionnaire also provided space for inclusion of “Other” topics by respondents. Findings – The respondents agreed with the inclusion of a majority of the topics listed in the prescope questionnaire in the global CBOK 2006 survey. Many “Other” topical areas were also suggested for inclusion. Originality/value – The survey results are providing invaluable information to the researchers in their efforts to develop the questionnaire for global CBOK 2006.

Journal

Managerial Auditing JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 2006

Keywords: Auditors; Internal auditing; Knowledge management; Standards

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