In Humanities, Science and Engineering (CHUSER), 2011 IEEE Colloquium on, pp. 963-968

 

 FRAUD AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING FIRMS

Zuraidah Mohd Sanusi, Normah Omar, Rozainun Abd Aziz, and Mohd Syafiqul Islam

 

Abstract


This paper presents an evaluation on the challenges of construction and engineering firms in facing with fraud issues and their financial performance. The paper focuses on several reported fraud cases in Malaysia as well as an examination on financial performance of construction and engineering firms listed on Bursa Malaysia. It is hoped that this study will provide a better understanding of fraud and financial performance in one of the crucial industry, construction and engineering industries. By doing this, the quality of information that is available to the users can be enhanced and as a guide for future investment in the industry.