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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

  1. a. How are a bill of materials (BOM) and a routing master similar? How are they different?
  2. b. What does “exploding a BOM” mean?

a)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The difference and similarities between BOM and a routing master.

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 difference and similarities between BOM and a routing master:

The subassemblies, parts, and raw materials that are required to make parent assembly would be listed in a Bill of Materials (BOM) with the required quantity. BOM helps the manufacturing processes to be standardized. It helps to improve the quality and reduce the costs...

b)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The meaning “exploding a BOM”.

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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