Business Administration Research project Topic Chapter 1-5 titled – “External Audit a Tool For Improving Public Corporations And Parastatals.
The research centered on External audit as a tool for improving public corporations and parastatals, the Nigerian Communication Commission as a case study. The main objective that guided this study was to check if there are financial irregularities in the company and whether the internal audit department is discharging its responsibilities effectively.
In realizing its objective, the study has employed a case study design which has provided the opportunity to such techniques as questionnaires and observations in the data collection process. The target population of this study targeted some NCC employees who formed 43 respondents. The data obtained in this research provided descriptive statistics and narrations.
The study also used a Single Factor Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) to determine the relationship between the independent variables and the dependent variable. The study found that management support had the greatest effect to the external audit operation as an instrument towards improving the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC). The study recommends that in order for the corporation to be effective in its operation and service delivery it needs to pay attention to the contribution of external auditing on its operations.