Effect of Competence, Whistleblower, and Probity Audit on





Competence, Whistleblower, Probity Audit, Detection of Fraud Komp


Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of competence, whistleblower, and probity  audit  on the detection of fraud in the procurement of goods and services, with emotional intelligence as a moderator..


Theoretical framework:    The theory used in this study to derive hypotheses is based on the Agency Theory and Goal Setting Theory. Agency theory (Jensen and Meckling, 1976) describes a contract between owners and managers to manage and control company assets to maximize the owner's welfare. Goal Setting Theory (Locke and Latham, 2002) states that important factors that influence individual behavior can be seen in the efforts made by individuals to achieve a goal and individual commitment to that goal. In this theory, the auditor entrusted by the principal (the people) is considered capable and able to produce a higher quality audit and the auditor works in the interests of the principal, so the auditor is considered an agent of the principal. Government auditors represent the principal (the people) and have the task of supervising, evaluating, and examining program activities that have been implemented, especially the use of funds for the procurement of goods/services.


Design/methodology/approach:    This research is correlational descriptive research. The population in this study were auditors at BPKP Representatives and inspectorate of south sulawesi province. There are 2 types of data used in this study, namely primary data and secondary data. The analytical model used to test the hypothesis is Moderated Regression Analysis (MRA).


Findings:  The results of the study show that competency, whistleblower, and probity audit have an effect on the detection of fraud in the procurement of goods and services. In addition, emotional intelligence can moderate the influence of competence, whistleblowing, and probability audits on the detection of fraud in the procurement of goods and services.


Research, Practical & Social implications:  The results of this study can be a reference for further research regarding the determinants of fraud detection. This also has implications for the government to be able to consider the factors that exist in this study which are considered to have a good effect in increasing the detection of fraud in the process of procurement of goods/services to encourage the establishment of good governance government.


Originality/value:    This research is very important to obtain a governance model in the agency tasked with conducting state financial audits.


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How to Cite

Syamsuddin, Rahmawati, Indrijawati, A., & Bandang, A. (2023). Effect of Competence, Whistleblower, and Probity Audit on. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(4), e01525. https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i4.1525