Assume that your audit team is assigned to audit a company
in the electric appliance industry.
Write a report about the industry that will assist in your
audit. Below are some suggestions. You do not need to answer
all of them. Think about what information would help you to
identify normal and abnormal patterns.
You might include other topics that you find relevant for the
● What is the definition of the industry?
● What are the major players in the US?
● What are the most important products by sales and by
● What is the typical fiscal year for companies in this
● What are the major distributors?
● What is the typical seasonality?
For the written report
● Double-spaced, Arial or Times Roman, 12 point, 1-inch margins.
● Maximum number of pages is 5, not including figures or
● The paper must include references formatted appropriately.
You may choose any citation style.
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