Performance Mechanisms of Developing Internal Audit according to Financial Crises: Field Study
2012, Volume 34, Issue 108, Pages 54-88
Financial crisis had a huge effect on economic activities and caused enormous losses, the failure on risk management systems at enterprises has played an essential role in creating this crisis. According to internal audit standard 2110-A1, the internal auditor should evaluate the effectiveness of risk management systems, but IA function failed to play this role. So the researcher has studied the most important criticisms that are extremely related to IA function towards financial crisis and the positive reactions for such crisis on IA function. In addition, the researcher has prepared a statistical field study for testing the theoretical hypotheses. The researcher pointed out a number of crucial outcomes of this study, these outcomes include: there are several defects of the role of IA Function in dealing with financial crisis, there is a positive effect of financial crisis on achieving the effectiveness of IA role, and there are a number of performance derivers for maximizing the effectual role of IA function, which will contribute to eliminate or reduce the expectation gap of IA function.
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