Focuses on the functions and objectives of internal audit and the conditions necessary for them. Believes the basic function of internal audit is a special kind of economic control. In other words, internal audit itself is a special kind of control function over other controls within an organization. In addition, internal audit still has three sub‐functions, i.e. supervision, attestation and evaluation, which are essential to achieving the control function. Internal audit is an integrated part of the process of accountability; its general objective is to ensure and promote the effective performance of accountability assumed by the management of an organization. Identifies three important conditions necessary for achieving the functions and objectives of internal audit: independence, organizational status and objectivity.
Chun, C. (1997), "On the functions and objectives of internal audit and their underlying conditions", Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 12 No. 4/5, pp. 247-250. https://doi.org/10.1108/02686909710173966Download as .RIS
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