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The audit assessment practice of public buildings in Malaysia: exploratory study on national audit department and public works department

Md Ariffin, Khadijah and Juanil, David Martin and Kasim, Rozilah (2012) The audit assessment practice of public buildings in Malaysia: exploratory study on national audit department and public works department. In: UTM Ibima International Real Estate Conference, Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to assess the existing audit assessment practice on public buildings (PBs) in Malaysia conducted by both National Audit .Department (NAD) and Public Works De,parfrnent (PWD). Design/methodologr/approach - An exploratory sfirdy was conducted to assess the depth of audit assessment conducted on the PBs by NAD and FWD. Data were collected through guided interviews, documentation review and retrieval, archival records review, and direct observations. Findings - This pap€r assesses an actual depth of performance audit conducted on PBs in Malaysia and reviews the effectiveness of the audit. The findings suggests for firther recommendations and improvernents on the existing practice of the audit assessment. Practical implications - This paper presents the real life experience in audit assessment practiced on PBs in Malaysia and identifies the weaknesses, if any, and recommends solutions to improve. Originatity/value - This paper is built based on current audit assessment practice in Malaysia that builds on new knowledge and ways of improving audit assessment practice on PBs

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: audit assessment, public buildings, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel management. Employment management
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: M.Iqbal Zainal A
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 08:00
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2012 08:00
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2639
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