Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
“Auditors’ journey to the top”: The case of Sweden
Kristianstad University, Faculty of Business.
Kristianstad University, Faculty of Business.
2018 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Promotion to partner has always been a future goal for auditors, still becoming a partner is not an easy task, and it has many requirements, and since the audit profession is a sensitive profession and it concern everyone in the society, and since partners are the most important capital that audit firms have, so that is why we thought it is very important to investigate how this position can be reached?This research has a qualitative methodology and has interviews and internal documents as research strategy. The research consist of 7 interviews varied between authorized auditors who are still working in auditing firms or left it before becoming partners, partners and HR, the interviews were performed personally via phone or face to face.The findings are based on semi structured interviews and internal documents. There is significant effect between profitability and promotion to partner beside many more aspects such as Reputation, personal characteristics, promotion systems, personal branding, overtime, industry specialized, education and gender, but being profitable was the most important one.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018.
Keywords [en]
Promotion, Auditor, Partner, Profitability, Professionalism, Agency theory
National Category
Business Administration
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-18376OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hkr-18376DiVA, id: diva2:1231996
Subject / course
Accounting and auditing
Educational program
Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2018-07-10 Created: 2018-07-10 Last updated: 2018-07-10Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(1036 kB)18 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 1036 kBChecksum SHA-512
b2dbd60ee74a82e42f098854f1ddcde28d7f403b3ef41675ef84d58433ef8301bc89e39ae1ba048546c279541d6ec5ba82ec44bc03f82be7c5ca4d4076a7ae39
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Faculty of Business
Business Administration

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 18 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 35 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf