Measuring the Level of Performance of Accounting Units and Their Impact on the Control Environment
Keywords:Performance, Control Environment, Excellence in Performance, European Foundation, EFQM
Purpose: The research aims to study the measurement of the performance of accounting units level of the research sample by using the Federal quality Model European (EFQM)
Design/methodology/approach: the (EFQM) which included seven dimensions "Leadership, Strategic Planning, External Focus, Information and Analysis, Faculty / Staff and Workplace Focus, Process Effectiveness & Outcomes and Achievements" And its effect on the Control Environment, which includes three dimensions: "Integrity, management philosophy and commitment to powers" . the sample is supervisory units of colleges affiliated with the University of Baghdad in Iraq, and a sample was chosen that included fifty-one individuals in the accounting departments.
Originality/value: we scale has been developed to examine the measurement of the performance of accounting units level of the research sample under the Federal quality Model European (EFQM).
Findings: That these units are located at the first level of the model, which is the lowest level at which economic unit can emerge, which indicates that the economic unit must give priority to improvement, as it was noted that this performance had an effective impact in achieving an effective control environment in the unit the research sample, and this means that the level of performance, whatever its quality, it affects the control environment, except that whenever The quality was high and the effect was better.
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