In an effort to better understand the interaction between professional skepticism
and auditors' assessment of fraud risk, an experiment was conducted where subjects completed a hypothetical assessment of management fraud risk.
is an attitude that includes a questioning mind and a critical assessment of audit evidence.
In this questionnaire, 30 questions are related to skepticism
evaluation, 3 questions are related to work experience with customer and 3 questions are related to initial evaluation of auditor's judgment.
AICPA auditing standards define professional skepticism
as which of the following?
S3: Science, Statistics and Skepticism
discusses the differences between good and bad science.
Aside from reasons of chronology, this is an excellent essay with which to begin the collection because it is a presentation of skepticism
at its most powerful.
Over the last decade, the significance of skepticism
about advertising has caught much attention from researchers (e.
about advertising Obermiller and Spangenberg (1998) defined skepticism
about advertising as the tendency not to believe the information claims in the advertisement.
The wide-ranging nature of such a study means that it is able to make two surprising connections across national literatures: between Montaigne and Milton as writers and between skepticism
and the sublime as intellectual movements via France, Britain and Germany.
Webster's Dictionary defines skepticism
as "an attitude of doubt or a disposition to incredulity either in general or toward a particular object.
The philosophy of skepticism
is revealed in a survey which blends ethical issues with skepticism
's foundations: perfect for college-level collections strong in either philosophical discourse or ethical foundations.
As the title suggests, the author proposes to integrate two prominent but rarely overlapping topics of Montaigne criticism, ethics and skepticism
, so as to define an ethical doctrine adapted to the skeptical form of the essay.
The conservative movement has a healthy skepticism
of governmental power, but at times, unfortunately, that healthy skepticism
needs to yield," pontificated Dinh.
Given the intense emotions surrounding the wolf, especially in nearby ranching and hunting communities that view the nomadic predator as little more than a frothing killer of elk, cattle and sheep, they knew their claims would elicit skepticism
I detected a healthy skepticism
about corporations purchasing emissions credits from other corporations.