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Developments in audit approaches

Andrew Higson

Developments in audit approaches

from audit efficiency to audit effectiveness?

by Andrew Higson

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Published by Loughborough University Business School in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.W. Higson.
SeriesLoughborough University Business School research series -- 1996:30
ContributionsLoughborough University. Business School.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17061592M
ISBN 101859011187
OCLC/WorldCa81330901


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