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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 doing a preliminary survey for the proposed automation of the payroll system of Elena, Inc., the analyst in charge reached the tentative conclusion that Anamaria Rose, the popular cashier with more than 30 years of company service, will be displaced and perhaps asked to consider early retirement. Discuss how this scenario relates to the concept of “operational feasibility” presented in this chapter. Discuss the potential impact on the success of the new disbursements system.

Summary Introduction

To explain: The relation of the scenario with the concept of operational feasibility.

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 relation of the scenario with the concept of operational feasibility:

An information system can be termed as more than just the hardware, software and the policies. The users of the system are one of the vital components of the system. Their attitudes can have a big impacting effect on the system. These features act as an important determinant of the operational feasibility...

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