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Internal Control System in the Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Adetula, D. T. and Balogun, O. S. and Uwajeh, Paul and Owolabi, F. (2016) Internal Control System in the Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. In: Proceedings of the 28th International Business Information Management Association Conference, 9-10 November 2016, Seville, Spain.

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Abstract

Internal control systems play a vital role in achieving the objectives of an organization. This study assessed the internal control system of tertiary institutions in Nigeria using four tertiary institutions in South West, Nigeria. Data was collected through primary source using questionnaire. The method of data analysis was descriptive statistics. Findings revealed that many components of internal control system are properly situated except that the internal audit unit of those institutions are not independent. The study therefore recommends that internal audit unit should have an independent department and the head of that department should report directly to the highest level of management within the institution

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internal Control System, Internal audit, Tertiary Institutions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2017 12:25
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 12:25
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/9334

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