Karina Kasztelnik, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1090-3700
Ph.D., MBA, CPA, CTP, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Victor W Gaines
DBA, MBA, CIA CGAP, CFE, Pacific Union College, Angwin, USA
This article is about exploring the relationship between internal human resources auditing and environmental control in the US public sector. The main purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the determinants of internal audit staff have the potential to influence the predictive value of the public sector control environment. The tools of the work are presented by a quantitative correlation analysis to determine the interdependence of variables (aspects of recruitment, accountability) and resultant indicator (public sector environment). By systematizing literary sources and approaches to solving the problem, as well as using the COSO 2013 Internal Control Framework as a theoretical framework, the authors focus on the question of how much internal audit recruitment, and accountability experience can influence in the foreseeable future and each of the two major COSO components. The empirical analysis was presented in the research, which made it possible to substantiate the following conclusions: the results of two multiple linear regression models did not show statistically significant except for recruitment, nonparametric correlation of Kendall’s Tau-b correlation is allowed to identify significant interrelationships development. The findings of the study may be useful for implementing further transformational changes in the functioning of the global economy in the context of the growing role and importance of international audit and its positive impact on the public sector in the United States.
Keywords: Internal Auditing, Personnel Factors, Control Environment, Management, Innovation.
JEL Classification: H83, M42, M48.
Cite as:Kasztelnik, K. Gaines, V. W. (2019). Correlational Study: Internal Auditing and Management Control Environment Innovation within Public Sector in the United States. Financial Markets, Institutions and Risks, 3(4), 5-15. http://doi.org/10.21272/fmir.3(4).5-15.2019.
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