Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Management, Accounting and Business, ICEMAB 2018, 8-9 October 2018, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

How to Manage Internal Control in Small and Medium Industries (Empirical Study in Magelang District, Central Java Province, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288672,
        author={Khikmah,  S.N and Pramesti,  D.A and Yuliani,  N.L and Santosa,  M},
        title={How to Manage Internal Control in Small and Medium Industries (Empirical Study in Magelang  District, Central Java Province, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Management, Accounting and Business, ICEMAB 2018, 8-9 October 2018, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMAB},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={small medium industries (smi) internal control control environment risk assessment control activity information and communication monitoring activity},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288672}
    }
    
  • Khikmah, S.N
    Pramesti, D.A
    Yuliani, N.L
    Santosa, M
    Year: 2019
    How to Manage Internal Control in Small and Medium Industries (Empirical Study in Magelang District, Central Java Province, Indonesia
    ICEMAB
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288672
Khikmah, S.N1,*, Pramesti, D.A2, Yuliani, N.L1, Santosa, M2
  • 1: Department of Accounting, Muhammadiyah Magelang University, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
  • 2: Department of Management, Muhammadiyah Magelang University, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
*Contact email: noorkhikmah@ummgl.ac.id

Abstract

The objectives of the research are to determine that internal control and business strategy being the important things in small medium industries. Many SMI being collapse because of many factors, it can be from their internal control, business strategy, limitation of fund, and also human resources. This research is trying to identify what is the main problem happen in small and medium industries. What is the regulation of internal control system in the SMI. The method of the research are survey by using accidental sampling technique and also focus group discussion to 100 SMI in Magelang. There are 5 research indicators: control environment, risk assessment, control activity, information and communication, and monitoring activity. The finding of research are 1) The main problem of SMI is human resources, 2) Many factors also make a problem in SMI like target market and business strategy, 3) all of SMI have their own system to control them, 4) many SMI collaborate in order to achieve customer’s want.