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Accounting Information Systems

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

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Accounting Information Systems

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

Explain why ambiguities and conflicts exist among operations process goals, and discuss potential ambiguities and conflicts relative to the effectiveness goals you described in Discussion Question 12-1.

Summary Introduction

To determine: Why ambiguities and conflicts exist among operations process goals.

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

Determine why ambiguities and conflicts exist among operations process goals:

As each business unit in the organization wanted to do their best, conflicts exist among operations process goals. Ambiguities occur when the organization is not clear about the time to reach the goal. Ambiguities mostly exist when the organization is not clear to choose a vendor or when a plan has a sub-plan.

Effectiveness goals for purchasing process:

The firm should maintain a sufficient number of vendors to provide reliable supplies without any interruption.

Cash and logistical planning should be facilitated.

The purchasing operation's goals help to make sure that the receipts are provided at the timely manner for ordered goods and services.

The purchased cost of the goods and the ordering cost can be minimized...

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