Segregation of Duties: Definition & Examples

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What can/does segregation of duties do?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a duty that should be segregated?

2. What should a company do if they are small and don't have enough people to segregate duties appropriately?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool that tests your understanding of segregation of duties in business. Different duties that should be segregated and how a buyer might abuse the inventory ordering system are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of:

  • An unintended error that might be caught if duties were segregated
  • How to deal with being a small company and not having enough people to segregate duties
  • The purpose of segregation of duties
  • Duties that should be segregated

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on segregation of duties
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how a buyer might abuse the inventory ordering system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to deal with segregating duties if you're a small company and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more if you use the lesson called Segregation of Duties: Definition & Examples. Other topics you can review include:

  • Definition of segregation of duties
  • The benefits of segregating duties
  • Challenges that companies might face when segregating different duties
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