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The first section introduces the details of the case study method, the second section the export scene of Pakistan and the third and the fourth give actual cases and teaching notes thereon. It has several advantages over the traditional methods of teaching but also has its limitations in that it is much more time consuming and there is avanced general lack of trained teachers for the job.
There is a lucid explanation to all aspects governing audit.
Khawaja Amjad Saeed
The case study method, first developed by law school now used as a powerful tool by business schools and management development for developing analytical skills relating to decision making. Khawaja Amjad Saeed, founder Director of the IBA, University of the Punjab, Lahore, who has written a number of books on management, economy of Pakistan, corporate financial reports, mercantile laws, auditing and other subjects relating to financial and cost and management accounting.
A vide variety of readers can benefit from the book. Relevant aspects of the directives of the Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan relating to internal audit, external audit and code of corporate governance have also been nicely reviewed in the book.
At present Pakistan’s addvanced exports are raw materials or low value-added products. The case study method was first used in in the teaching of law. An interesting study pertains to two pipe manufacturers, whose product quality mhawaja prices are the same, but one of them have already bribed their way to success and are fully backed by government officials who benefit from their largesse, when they tender for government organizations, their main customers.
Several suggestions have been given in the book, e.
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The case study method not only develops decision making skills but also stimulates learning. His latest book namely, Advanced Auditing has just been released in the year These are enumerated with their formulae, definition and other details.
It contains case studies by 22 scholars, and is divided into four sections. Should new plants or technology be acquired under a given set of conditions, how to increase productivity, face challenges from competitors, manage change, develop an effective marketing strategy, etc. The question is how the other firm should deal with adfanced competitors in this situation of unethical and unfair competition.
The student pursuing professional level for the examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and the Institute of Cost Management Accountants of Pakistan will find reading of the book a rewarding exercise for earning success in their professional level examination.
It may or may not be taken from a amjas life situation. However, the students are warned to distinguish between areas where generalizations are possible and where they are not.
Thus even a Non-professional can at least get an idea of what it takes to appraise business. All told the list of beneficiaries can be very comprehensive. In Pakistan there are several impediments in the use of case study method e. The CFOs can optimally utilize and protect funds of the companies by benefiting from the material included in the book.
Khawaja Amjad Saeed was the first Chartered Accountant in the history of Pakistan who adopted teaching profession as a full time career. Thus most of the cases illustrate a complex interplay of financial, technical, marketing and human relations forces. Section two covers Pakistan’s export problems and gives valuable export data.
The book consists of thirty chapters supported with various tables, list of forms, table of statutes, list of cited cases.
lhawaja Some of the cases studied pertain to actual firms operating in the manufacturing service construction and other sectors. Contents include Introductory aspects of auditing, audit tasks to be completed before commencement of audit, audit approach, audit planning, controlling an audit, quality control methods and procedures, documentation, audit techniques, internation controls, the auditor of a limited company, audit completion stage, auditor’s reports, computer audit, special audit, divisible profit and auditors, professional ethics, liability of an auditor, Internal audit, management audit, cost audit, business investigation, auditing case laws, auditors report forms and code of corporate bby with auditing aspects.
The book is recommended to diverse readerships so that financial discipline is enforced and bottom line is beefed advabced to achieve effective, efficient and economy oriental results of business and industry.
The book can be used to reinforce sound financial and administrative controls to minimize the incidents of frauds and forgeries. A code of ethics applicable to all Chartered Accountants including practising Chartered Accountants and employed Chartered Accountants has also been included.
Indeed the author deserves congratulations for his splendid effort in writing the book.
The book is intended to be a text book with business schools for their marketing courses. It is also supported with an index to facilitate easy referencing.
The external auditors and their staff under training can be enriched from the auditing techniques included in the book. Most of the cases are about Pakistani industries and other enterprises but some studies pertain to Bangladesh. The traditional method of teaching is the lecture method.
Foreword to this book has been contributed by President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, Karachi. The book is self-contained as it gives complete history of the case study method and comprehensive guidelines about how to prepare cases for teaching and research purposes as well as how to analyze the case audoting both its macro and micro aspects. It is hoped that his noble effort to produce literature will continute. In fact, even the Organizations are likely to benefit from this.