Accountability in Malaysian Federal Statutory Bodies:influence of organizational culture, integrity, ethical climate, leadership and Audit Committee / Amirah Muhamad Nor

Muhamad Nor, Amirah (2013) Accountability in Malaysian Federal Statutory Bodies:influence of organizational culture, integrity, ethical climate, leadership and Audit Committee / Amirah Muhamad Nor. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IPSis Biannual Publication, 4 (4). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

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Abstract

The research examined the concept, need and requirements for accountability in Malaysian Federal Statutory Bodies (FSBs) and how the independent variables such as organizational culture, ethical climate, transformationalleadership, integrity and existence of the Audit Committee affect accountability in the FSBs. This research adopts both a quantitative and qualitative approach to understand the three types of accountability such as Managerial Accountability, Fiduciary Accountability and Public Accountability. Questionnaires were posted to 118 FSBs in Malaysia. Five Face-to-face interviews were also conducted with the President of Malaysian Institute of Integrity, three senior management of Malaysian National Audit Department and Deputy Director General of Ministry of Higher Learning to gauge their perceptions relating to the research area. Four, structured interviews with four respondents from three FSBs were conducted. Out of 118 FSBs, only 68 (57.6%) FSBs responded to the survey by returning the questionnaires. The number of questionnaires returned to the researcher were 266 (45%) out of 590 questionnaires that were mailed or sent by hand. Data was analysed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS Version 14). Suggestions and comments made by respondents on ways to improve accountability, integrity, organizational culture, ethical climate, leadership and audit committee were summarised…

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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Dissertations, Academic. Preparation of theses > Malaysia
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IPSis Biannual Publication
Volume: 4
Number: 4
Item ID: 19138
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM;
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 04:37
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 5
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19138

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