Accounting Information Systems

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



Accounting Information Systems

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

Use the DFDs in Figure 14.7 (pg. 552) and Figure 14.8 (pg. 553) to solve this problem.


Prepare a four-column table that summarizes the payroll processes, inputs, and outputs. In the first column, list the seven processes shown in the level 0 diagram (Figure 14.7). In the second column, for bubble 4.0 only, list the subsidiary functions shown in the lower-level diagram (Figure 14.8). For bubbles other than 4.0, there will be no subsidiary functions shown in column 2. For each process shown in column 1 (or subsidiary process listed in column 2), list the data flow names or the data stores that are inputs to that process (column 3) or outputs of that process (column 4). The following table has been started for you to indicate the format for your solution.


Process Subsidiary Functions Inputs Outputs
1.0 Perform data maintenance None diagrammed in this chapter Current tax rates Tax rates data
2.0 Reconcile hours worked None diagrammed in this chapter Attendance time records ... Continue solution ...

Summary Introduction

To summarize: The payroll process, inputs, and outputs.


Human resource (HR) management and Payroll process:

Human resource management is about the basic human management functions in an organization and its associated activities. It also speaks about the relationship between human resource management activities and the payroll process. It also depicts the importance of HR activities in the decision making of the top management.


The payroll process, inputs, and outputs:

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