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Accounting Information Systems

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

Assume that a manager can obtain information from the organization’s data-base in three ways: by direct inquiry using a computer, by a daily printout, and by a monthly report. Using the qualities of information discussed in this chapter—understandability, relevance, timeliness, predictive value/feedback value, neutrality/freedom from bias, comparability, consistency, validity, accuracy, and completeness—compare and contrast these three sources of information.

Summary Introduction

To determine: The sources of information for each quality information given.

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

The sources of information for daily inquiry using computer for each quality information:

The sources of information for daily printout for each quality information:

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