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Suggestions for improving the language of audit reports

United States. General Accounting Office

Suggestions for improving the language of audit reports

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Report writing.,
  • Auditing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Laura Grace Hunter, report editor, Corporation Audits Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5667 .U5 1951
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6105495M
    LC Control Number51061249
    OCLC/WorldCa6286567

    Safety audit report. It is an audit that focuses on the safety procedures and protocols of a building or an organization. Importance of an Audit Report. As we have previously discussed, audit reports are usually conducted by a non-partisan group or an individual to avoid producing biased conclusions as well as to remove any favoritism.   All and all, I got an earful. Some of their suggestions were definitely worth repeating, so here's my new "top 10" list of things not to say in an audit report. 1. Don't say, "Management should consider " Audit reports should offer solid recommendations for specific actions.

      The book has some practical advice that is based in part on an experience I had at Home Savings of America where I was a direct report to the CAE: Mario Antoci, the President of the company, received a copy of our internal audit reports. He tasked his executive secretary with reading every report and highlighting the sections he needed to read. 3. Benefits of Audit Reports Issued by Others Many Federal agencies, State and Local government audit offices have copies of their reports available online. Audit reports issued by others provide a number of benefits for the global audit community. These Audit reports: Provide examples of different report formats.

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