9781594605284

Big R : A Forensic Accounting Action Adventure, Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594605284

  • ISBN10:

    1594605289

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-19
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Pr

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Summary

Risk. It's a factor calculated into all big-time sports operations. But baseball was completely unprepared for the risk of major league murder in the stands. Fleet Walker, internal auditor for the New York Yankees, a forensic accountant, a FBI agent, and the protagonist of The Big R lead the reader through the fundamentals of forensic auditing, while using their accounting skills and knowledge of baseball history to track a serial killer who is threatening the national pastime.Using the form of a novel to stimulate interest, The Big R is designed to supplement a forensic auditing, internal auditing, fraud examination, or graduate financial statements course. Readers will enjoy the suspense of this psychological thriller that integrates the foundations of forensic accounting and brings these applications to life. Authors Crumbley, Ziegenfuss, and O'Shaughnessy mix engaging storytelling with factual and practical information to create a resource guide that is both entertaining and informative.

Author Biography

D. Larry Crumbley is the KPMG Endowed Professor in the Department of Accounting at Louisiana State University. Doug Ziegenfuss is a professor at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. John O'Shaughnessy is a professor at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, CA.

Table of Contents

Baseball, Applie, Pie, and Forensic Accounting
Worcesterp. 3
Providencep. 17
Providencep. 37
Bostonp. 45
New Yorkp. 73
Shea Stadium and Fenway Parkp. 95
Los Angelesp. 113
Rhode Islandp. 125
San Pedrop. 139
Los Angeles and Cincinnatip. 151
Arlingtonp. 171
Cleveland's Jacobs Fieldp. 193
Top of the Ninthp. 201
The House that Ruth Builtp. 213
Epiloguep. 225
Competency Framework for Internal Auditors: Individual Attributes for an Internal Auditorp. 233
Auditing Hintsp. 235
Abusive Earnings Managementp. 236
Cooking the Books - Symbol Technologiesp. 237
Five Statistically Significant Ratiosp. 238
Benford's Lawp. 239
Other Books by Larry Crumbley Aka Iris Weil Collettp. 240
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