Accounting Convergence: Issues on Translation and Intrepretation: Evidence in Malaysia

Taliyang @ Alias, Siti Mariana and Jaffar @ Harun, Rosmaria and Mohd Salleh, Safrul Izani (2013) Accounting Convergence: Issues on Translation and Intrepretation: Evidence in Malaysia. Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, 10 (3). pp. 1-8.

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The key objective of International Accounting Standard Board (hereafter "IASB") is to assure the international accounting standards with high quality and transparent accounting information to assist users in economic decision making. Despite the standards well published in formal language - English as a communication tools, the question of the consistency is widely discussed among scholars. The aim of this study is to examine if any differences in the interpretation of probability expressions exist among Malaysian auditors towards translation option of selected financial reporting standard (FRS). The mailing questionnaires are used for this study. The result shows that the interpretations of accounting standard are still different from respondents although they are from the same field. The response rate among auditors in Malaysia for this study is 8.73%. Future research is suggested to use more sample and different method from this study.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: IASs, Malaysian Auditors, Probability Expression
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Management
Depositing User: Syahmi Manaf
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2022 04:24
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2022 04:24

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