INTERNAL CONTROL BASED ON THE COSO REPORT
To use COSO, the Corporate Governance model, and COBIT, the Information Technology Governance framework, to achieve compliance with the SARBANES-OXLEY law
Methodology concepts of COSO.
MEYCOR COSO AG basics, a tool for implementing internal control based on the COSO report.
This book aims to provide a concise account of the essential elements of quality control. It is
designed to be used as a text for courses on quality control for students of industrial engineering
at the advanced undergraduate, or as a reference for researchers in related fields
seeking a concise treatment of the key concepts of quality control. It is intended to give a
contemporary account of procedures used to design quality models.
As already stated, a road vehicle on pneumatic tires cannot maintain a given trajectory under the eﬀect of external perturbations unless managed by some control device, which is usually a human driver. Its stability solely involves such state variables as the sideslip angle β and the yaw velocity r. In the case of two-wheeled vehicles the capsize motion is intrinsically unstable forcing the driver not only to control the trajectory but stabilize the vehicle. A possible scheme of the vehicle-driver system is shown in Fig. 27.1.
creative and thoughtful new approaches, as indicated above. Their analyses, however, have not been guided by theory or statistical and ethical principles, and have not taken account of extensive research on these issues and development of new methods that has taken place in the last two decades. Government and academic statisticians, largely outside of public health, have developed a variety of “perturbation” methods such as “data swapping” and “controlled rounding” that can limit disclosure risk while maximizing...
In statistical machine translation, a researcher seeks to determine whether some innovation (e.g., a new feature, model, or inference algorithm) improves translation quality in comparison to a baseline system. To answer this question, he runs an experiment to evaluate the behavior of the two systems on held-out data. In this paper, we consider how to make such experiments more statistically reliable.
Bureaucratic controlis a formal control approach that operates in a cycle and is characterized by written guidelines and controls. Involves: the application of standards to assess performance, the application of corrective actions to regulate performance and bring it back to the level of the standards.
Like other GCC countries, Saudi Arabia, as the world’s largest producer and
exporter of oil, has benefitted from increasing oil revenues in recent years. Although
Saudi Arabia has not formally established a SWF, its central bank holds a significant
amount of international investments outside of traditional foreign reserves, and thus
is not reflected on the previous chart. Separately, the Saudi central bank controls an
estimated $320 billion in foreign assets, with “additional reserves that are not made
public for national security reasons.
In this chapter discuss the following content: Basics of statistical process control, control charts, control charts for attributes, control charts for variables, control chart patterns, spc with excel and om tools, process capability.
Chapter 17 - Process improvement using control charts. After mastering the material in this chapter, you will be able to: Discuss the principles and importance of quality improvement, distinguish between common causes and assignable causes of process variation, sample a process by using rational subgrouping.
Chapter 19 - Statistical process control and quality management. In this chapter, the learning objectives are: Discuss the role of quality control in production and service operations; define and understand the terms chance cause, assignable cause, in control, out of control, attribute, and variable; construct and interpret a pareto chart; construct and interpret a fishbone diagram; construct and interpret mean and range charts;...
This third edition of Analytical Chemistry for Technicians is the culmination and ﬁnal product of a series
of four projects funded by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education Program
and two supporting grants from the DuPont Company. The grant funds have enabled me to utilize an
almost limitless reservoir of human and other resources in the development and completion of this
manuscript and to vastly improve and update the previous edition. A visible example is the CD that
accompanies this book.
This book is intended for a rigorous introductory Ph.D. level course in econometrics, or
for use in a field course in econometric theory. It is based on lecture notes that I have developed
during the period 1997-2003 for the first semester econometrics course “Introduction to
Econometrics” in the core of the Ph.D. program in economics at the Pennsylvania State
University. Initially these lecture notes were written as a companion to Gallant’s (1997)
textbook, but have been developed gradually into an alternative textbook.
Communication between computers and ourselves is mediated by operating systems
that allow us to access the various programmes and packages in the University. The
most usual environment, as the systems are known, is Windows. This is controlled
mainly through pointing and clicking the mouse at various icons on the screen.
Another environment is UNIX, which is similar to MS DOS in that the commands are
typed rather than selected with the mouse.
The reason behind discussing these different environments is simply that the various
packages we will be using are stored in these environments....
Many studies of seismic risk management and loss assessment (seismic risk) caused by
damage or collapse of a structure, have also been conducted in recent years. In these papers, seismic risk is calculated using a dangerous curve represents the probability
the generation of earthquake motion and damage curve represents a probability of
damage to structures.
Genetic Algorithms K.F. Man, K.S. Tang and S. Kwong Neural Networks for Modelling and Control of Dynamic Systems M. Nørgaard, O. Ravn, L.K. Hansen and N.K. Poulsen Modelling and Control of Robot Manipulators (2nd Edition) L. Sciavicco and B. Siciliano Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Industrial Systems L.H. Chiang, E.L. Russell and R.D. Braatz Soft Computing L. Fortuna, G. Rizzotto, M. Lavorgna, G. Nunnari, M.G. Xibilia and R. Caponetto Statistical Signal Processing T. Chonavel Discrete-time Stochastic Processes (2nd Edition) T. Söderström Parallel...
Community studies around the world indicate a higher magnitude of
unsafe abortion than do health statistics.
In Zambia, the extent of
maternal mortality from unsafe abortion is not generally known from
health statistics; one study in which women were interviewed revealed
that 69% of the respondents knew one or more women who had
died from an unsafe illegal abortion.
Focus-group discussions and
community-based studies in India11
revealed self-reported abortions
in 28% of women, which is higher than figures derived from national
The discussion of the properties of relative international prices has been closely tied with
a discussion on the nature of the pricing decisions by ¯rms.
The observed slow pass-through
of exchange rate changes to consumer prices and deviations from the law of one price for
traded goods are consistent with prices of imported goods that are sticky in the currency
of the consumer (local currency pricing). This pricing mechanism, however, dampens the
expenditure-switching e®ect of nominal exchange rate movements.