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Attitude towards academic survey among audit firms in Malaysia: some challenges

Puat Nelson, Sherliza and Ahmad, Maslina and Zainal Abidin, Nor Hafizah (2018) Attitude towards academic survey among audit firms in Malaysia: some challenges. In: The 5th International Conference on Accounting, Business and Economics (ICABEC2018), 18th-20th Sept. 2018, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The objective of this research is to identify the possible responses among small and medium audit firms in Malaysia toward surveys. A total of 119 audit firms were involved in this survey. The list of firms was acquired from Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), and the final sample consisted of firms particularly from Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Questionnaire surveys were initially mailed to these firms, and several follow-ups were made for completed survey hence response rate was 16.4 percent. Follow-ups involved phone calls and visits to the firms. It is found that Malaysian audit firms are not very friendly and supportive to academic research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 3486/66518
Uncontrolled Keywords: small and medium audit firms, questionnaire survey, behaviour towards surveys, attitudes
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5601 Accounting. Bookkeeping
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Accounting
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Nor Hafizah Zainal Abidin
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2018 11:04
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2018 11:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66518

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