Although there has been increased emphasis on research that attempts to understand, evaluate and improve audit decision making in recent years it is less well-known that some noteworthy contributions to the study of audit judgment were made in the 1950s and 1960s. This anthology contains five such contributions which in the mid 1980s were previously unpublished, out of print or not widely appreciated. The volume discusses:
Introduction. 1. Evidence, Judgment and the Auditor’s Opinion Robert K. Mautz 2. A Case Study on the Extent of Audit Samples American Institute of Accountants 3. A Study of Judgment Consensus at Deloitte, Haskins and Sells Kenneth W. Stringer 4. Auditors’ Sampling Behavior: An Empirical Study William R. Kinney, Jr and Blaine A. Ritts 5. Objective Internal Control Evaluation R. Gene Brown.
Accounting carries with its history a vast number of ideas which have slowly developed along with it.
The re-issued volumes in this set, available individually or as a set, together represent an unparalleled opportunity to build a library according to research interests or student requirements. They discuss the following: