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Barzelay, for example, states that ‘Performance auditing is thus something of a misnomer. Performance auditing is an evaluative activity of a particular sort whose name happens to include the word “auditing”’ (1996, 19). And, at a more anecdotal level, many practitioners who have come to performance auditing from backgrounds other than traditional/financial auditing may well assure any listener that even if they do something called performance auditing, they are certainly not auditors. They are evaluators, analysts or preparers of briefing material, and so on but certainly not auditors.
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