BuyFindarrow_forward

Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Match the items in the following two lists by matching the letter (or letters) of the information quality (qualities) that best describes the information quality violation presented in the second column. Some letters may not be used at all and some may be used more than once.

A. Accuracy — 1. Bruce in the shipping department has been given the job of monitoring shipments to make sure that they are shipped in a timely manner. To do this, he uses a monthly report of items ordered but not shipped in the past month.
B. Completeness — 2. Brooks Company has been recording shipments of goods that were not ordered by their customers.
C. Relevance — 3. Shipments at Ever Ltd, are entered into PCs in the shipping department office The paperwork often gets lost between the shipping dock and the office and some shipments do not get entered.
D. Timeliness — 4. Order entry clerks at Carolina Inc. enter customer orders into PCs connected to the accounting system. The clerks are supposed to enter a code into a field to indicate if the order was mailed, faxed, or phoned in. But they do not always enter this code. Consequently, data on the recorded orders regarding the type of order is not reliable.
E. Validity — 5. Emerald Co.’s warehouse workers write the quantities of whatthey pick on the picking ticket as the goods are removed from the warehouse shelves. These workers are not careful, and the recorded quantities of what they picked is frequently wrong.

1)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The quality relevant to the given information.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Given information:

Person B is working in the shipping department, where his job is to monitor the shipments. He should ensure that the shipments are made in a timely manner. In order to make sure, he uses the data of monthly report for the item’s orders. However, not shipped...

2)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The quality relevant to the given information.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

3)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The quality relevant to the given information.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

4)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The quality relevant to the given information.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

5)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The quality relevant to the given information.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Additional Business Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions add

NEW PROJECT ANALYSIS You must evaluate the purchase of a proposed spectrometer for the RD department. The base ...

Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise Edition (with Thomson ONE - Business School Edition, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) (MindTap Course List)

Differentiate between dealer markets and stock markets that have a physical location.

Fundamentals of Financial Management (MindTap Course List)

Explain the real balance effect.

Economics (MindTap Course List)