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Accounting Information Systems

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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

In terms of effectiveness and efficiency of operations, as well as of meeting the generic information system control goals of validity, completeness, and accuracy, what are the arguments for and against each of the following?

  1. a. Sending a copy of the PO from the purchasing department to the receiving department.
  2. b. Having the quantity ordered field “blinded” on the receiving department copy of the PO.

a)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The argument for and against the process of sending a copy of the PO from the purchasing department to the receiving department.

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 the argument for and against the process of sending a copy of the PO from the purchasing department to the receiving department:

In order to ensure the timely and complete process of receipts, the receiving department can be able to establish a tickler file. Tickler files are an electronic or manual area where the documents, which need follow-up will be stored...

b)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The argument for and against the process of having the quantity ordered field “blinded” on the receiving department copy of the PO.

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.

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