Karla M. Zehms

University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Ernst & Young Professor

School of Business

975 University Avenue

Madison, WI 53706

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Client-Acceptance Decisions: Simultaneous Effects of Client Business Risk, Audit Risk, Auditor Business Risk, and Risk Adaptation

Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 1-25, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Zehms
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 4,474 (2,378)

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client acceptance, Risk evaluation, Risk adaptation, Structural equation modeling

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Internal Control Material Weaknesses and CFO Compensation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Karla M. Zehms
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 2,085 (8,620)
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CFO Compensation, Internal Controls, Corporate Governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

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Earnings Manipulation Risk, Corporate Governance Risk, and Auditors' Planning and Pricing Decisions

Accounting Review, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 277-304, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Zehms
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 1,709 (11,879)
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Earnings manipulation, Earnings management, Corporate governance, Audit planning, Audit pricing, Risk

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Changes in Corporate Governance Associated with the Revelation of Internal Control Material Weaknesses and their Subsequent Remediation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Karla M. Zehms, Chan Li and Kathleen Hertz Rupley
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Kansas and Portland State University
Downloads 1,542 (13,939)

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SOX Section 404, internal control material weakness remediation, corporate governance

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Using Electronic Audit Workpaper Systems in Audit Practice: Task Analysis, Learning, and Resistance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Jean C. Bedard, Michael Ettredge and Karla M. Zehms
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 1,421 (15,886)
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Auditing, Audit Workpapers, Systems Implementation, Technology, Training

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Corporate Reporting on the Internet

Accounting Horizons, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 241-257, 1999
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 1,215 (20,156)
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The Effects of Firm Size, Corporate Governance Quality, and Bad News on Disclosure Compliance

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Iowa State University - College of Business
Downloads 1,095 (23,533)
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Auditor change, compliance, mandatory disclosure, SEC staff comment letters, size-based regulation

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Client-Auditor Supply Chain Relationships, Audit Quality, and Audit Pricing

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2014
Karla M. Zehms, Chan Li and Shuqing Luo
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Kansas and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 849 (33,845)
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Supply chain relationships, audit firm selection, audit quality, audit pricing

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Materiality Judgments and the Resolution of Detected Misstatements: The Role of Managers, Auditors, and Audit Committees

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
Marsha B. Keune and Karla M. Zehms
University of Dayton and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 804 (36,429)
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Audit Committees, Audit Fees, Error Correction, Materiality, Stock Analysts

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How Do Audit Seniors Respond to Heightened Fraud Risk?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
Downloads 796 (36,940)
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Audit planning, Fraud detection, Fraud risk factors, Audit seniors, Risk assessments

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Risk Management in Client Acceptance Decisions

The Accounting Review, Vol. 78, No. 4, pp. 1003-1025, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Karla M. Zehms and Jean C. Bedard
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 747 (40,308)

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Audit planning, bid pricing, client acceptance, error risk, fraud risk, going-concern risk, risk management

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Antecedents and Consequences of Independence Risk: Framework for Analysis

Accounting Horizons, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 1-18, March 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Zehms, Michael H. Sutton and Terry Warfield
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, AIG International, Inc. and University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 583 (55,977)

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Auditor, Independence risk, Conceptual Framework

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Auditors are Known by the Companies They Keep

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
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auditing, audit market structure, broker-dealers, financial advisers, financial intermediation, financial misconduct, reputation

Knowledge, Experience and Work-Around Behaviors: Electronic Media in the Professional Audit Environment

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 515 (64,537)

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Technology acceptance, self-efficacy, audit workpapers, workpaper review

Knowledge, Experience and Work-Around Behaviors: Electronic Media in the Professional Audit Environment

Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 2007
Posted: 06 Oct 2007
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

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Technology acceptance, self-efficacy, audit workpapers, workpaper review

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Descriptive Evidence from Audit Practice on SAS No. 99 Brainstorming Activities

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Oct 2007
Jodi L. Gissel and Karla M. Zehms
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 428 (81,784)

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fraud, brainstorming, audit

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Risk, Experience and Client Acceptance Decisions

ational Public Accountant, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 27-38, July 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Zehms
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 384 (92,734)

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Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 108 Disclosures: Descriptive Evidence from the Revelation of Accounting Misstatements

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2009
Marsha B. Keune and Karla M. Zehms
University of Dayton and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 382 (93,300)
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Staff Accounting Bulletin 108, Materiality, Book-or-Waive Decisions, Error Correction

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Empirical Tests of Audit Budget Dynamics

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Michael Ettredge, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Zehms
University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 361 (99,546)
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Audit planning, Time budget pressure, Audit quality, Ratcheting

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The Role of Competitive Bidding in the Market for Initial Attest Engagements

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2000
Jean C. Bedard, Michael Ettredge and Karla M. Zehms
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 354 (101,808)
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Competitive bidding; Negotiation; Audit planning; Audit pricing

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An Empirical Investigation of IPO Underpricing and the Change to the LLP Organization of Audit Firms

Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 53-67, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 286 (128,209)
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audit firm limited liability, initial public offering (IPO), underpricing, insurance hypothesis, audit quality

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Audit Firm Portfolio Management Decisions

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 1-32, September 2004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Zehms and Jean C. Bedard
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
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It’s a Matter of Style: The Role of Audit Firms and Audit Partners in Key Audit Matter Reporting

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2020
Linette M. Rousseau and Karla M. Zehms
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 277 (132,569)

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Audit partner identification, critical audit matters, expanded audit reporting, key audit matters, reporting style, textual analysis

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Audit Committee Incentives and the Resolution of Detected Misstatements

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Marsha B. Keune and Karla M. Zehms
University of Dayton and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 242 (151,924)

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Audit Committees, Book-or-Waive Decisions, Error Correction, Materiality

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A Field Experiment Examining Audit Subordinates' Knowledge and a Partner-Led Intervention in Fraud Brainstorming

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2018
Sean A. Dennis and Karla M. Zehms
University of Central Florida - Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 236 (155,588)
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Audit planning, field experiment, fraud brainstorming, professional skepticism

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Audit Partner Public-Client Specialization and Client Abnormal Accruals

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Kim Ittonen, Karla M. Zehms and Emma-Riikka Myllymäki
Hanken School of Economics - Department of Accounting, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Aalto University - School of Business
Downloads 165 (215,415)
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Audit Partner Specialization, Audit Quality, Abnormal Accruals

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Outcome Assessment of a Writing-Skill Improvement Initiative: Results and Methodological Implications

Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 123-148, May 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 161 (219,942)
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Engagement Planning, Bid Pricing, and Client Response in the Market for Initial Attest Engagements

Accounting Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 199-220, April 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Zehms and Jean C. Bedard
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 140 (246,759)

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additional service, bid pricing, audit planning, risk evaluation, risk adaptation, SAS No. 82

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The Effect of Competitive Bidding on Engagement Planning and Pricing

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 25-53, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Zehms, Jean C. Bedard and Michael Ettredge
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area
Downloads 122 (274,150)

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Audit planning, Audit pricing, Competitive bidding, Quality

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Auditors’ Professional Skepticism: Traits, Behavioral Intentions, and Actions

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Open University, University of Antwerp, Maastricht University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 105 (304,649)
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professional skepticism; auditor judgment; personality; attitudes

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Labor Market Consequences for Non-Implicated CFOs in Fraud Firms: Investigating Relative Blame and Nuanced Contagion Effects

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-31
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Eric Condie, Amanda Convery and Karla M. Zehms
Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Delaware - Accounting & MIS and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 61 (418,361)
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contagion, fraud, labor markets, management turnover, reputational penalties, subsequent employment

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Professional Skepticism Traits and Fraud Brainstorming Quality

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Dec 2020
Open University, University of Antwerp, Maastricht University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
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Professional Skepticism, Fraud Brainstorming, Fraud Risk Assessment, Fraud, Brainstorming

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Information Asymmetry and Competitive Bidding in Auditing

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 417-425, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
F. Gerard Adams, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Zehms
Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
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Contemporary Insights from a Fraud Brainstorming Field Survey

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2018
Sean A. Dennis and Karla M. Zehms
University of Central Florida - Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

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audit planning, engagement risk, field survey, fraud brainstorming, professional skepticism

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CEO Overconfidence and Earnings Management During Shifting Regulatory Regimes

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 9-10, pp. 1243-1268, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Tien‐Shih Hsieh, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Zehms
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Department of Accounting & Finance, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
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CEO overconfidence, executive compensation, earnings management, Sarbanes‐Oxley Act

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CEO Overconfidence and Earnings Management

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Tien‐Shih Hsieh, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Zehms
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Department of Accounting & Finance, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

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Krisksm: A Computerized Decision Aid for Client Acceptance and Continuance Risk Assessments

Posted: 02 Apr 2002
KPMG International, LLP - Assurance & Advisory Services Center, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and KPMG LLP Assurance & Advisory Services

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Auditor business risk, Client acceptance, Client continuance, Risk management

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Aggressive Client Reporting: Factors Affecting Auditors' Generation of Financial Reporting Alternatives

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2002
Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Karla M. Zehms, Jean C. Bedard and Stanley F. Biggs
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting

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Auditing; Alternative generation; Task knowledge; Engagement risk; Inherited alternatives; Revenue recognition

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Developing Students' Technical Knowledge and Professional Skills: A Sequence of Short Cases in Intermediate Financial Accounting

Posted: 28 Jun 2000
Hollis Ashbaugh Skaife and Karla M. Zehms
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

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Total Downloads: 345
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Resolving Disputed Financial Reporting Issues: Effects of Auditor Experience and Engagement Risk on Negotiation Process and Outcome

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Helen L. Brown-Liburd and Karla M. Zehms
Rutgers University, Newark - Rutgers Business School - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
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Auditor decision-making, Experience, Negotiation, Risk