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Accounting Information Systems

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

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

How might the absence of an organization’s strategic plan for the information system affect the conduct of a preliminary survey? Hint: Discuss the potential difficulties of making preliminary survey decisions in the absence of each of the strategic plan components.

Summary Introduction

To explain: The difficulties of making a preliminary survey in the absence of each of the strategic plan components.

Introduction:

Acquiring and implementing accounting information systems:

It describes the acquisition of a system and its phases of development and the steps involved in it. It explains the difference between purchased and in-built systems. It explains the importance of the presence of an accountant in these systems.

Explanation

The difficulties of making a preliminary survey in the absence of each of the strategic plan components:

The purpose of carrying out a systematic survey is to quantify the importance and the need for the potential system. It is also performed to form a developmental plan for the system. The decision to proceed with the plan can only be accurate when there is an information system is in place...

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