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Factors influencing the effectiveness of internal audit on organizational performance
( Vol-4,Issue-4,April 2018 )


Barzan Omar Ali


Internal audit, organizational performance, effectiveness, Kurdistan.


The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors influencing internal auditing and its relationship with organizational performance. Multiple regressions were utilized to evaluate the scale of the influence of the four independent variables identified in the conceptual framework on organizational performance. The sample of this research was taken by random sampling method. The data were obtained by questionnaire. All variables were measured by using 5 point Likert scale. The result showed that the There are a significant relationship between competence of Internal Audit department, size of Internal Audit department, management support for internal audit Independence of internal audit and organizational performance. The limitation of this study is very small number of populations; therefore the findings will be difficult to be generalized to examine factors influencing the internal audit effectiveness. Future research should consider larger number of the population also including more internal auditing factors to measure the organizational performance.

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