Please answer the below and submit in a word document. Be careful, make sure to avoid plagiarism and to use quotation marks and proper citation as required. Length should be 150-200 words and double-spaced. Use APA format for citations and the required References page. Remember that the significant portion of your analysis should be in your own words.
E-Book: Principles of Auditing and Other Assurance Services. 21st Edition. O.Ray Whittington and Kurt Pany. 2019 McGraw-Hill. This textbook is preferred, but optional.
Please discuss changes in accounting and business operations over the last decade that have increased the need for independent audits.