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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

For each problem described, list and explain the documentation you would recommend for gathering and analyzing related facts. Note: It is not necessary to simulate the documentation. Confine your answer to a listing and brief explanation (one to two sentences) for each type of documentation that you recommend.

  1. a. The college admissions office is experiencing a decline in applications.
  2. b. The college admissions office is experiencing a decline in the percentage of students coming to the college after being accepted by the college.
  3. c. A company is experiencing an increase in the size of receivables.
  4. d. A faculty member has noticed that fewer students are signing up for her classes.

a)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The appropriate document for gathering and analyzing the related facts.

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 college admissions office is expecting a decline in applications:

  • The graphs can be used to depict the population trends over the previous years and the appropriate time horizon projection for a period, say for 5 years. The data available should be broken down by different geographical region...

b)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The appropriate document for gathering and analyzing the related facts.

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.

c)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The appropriate document for gathering and analyzing the related facts.

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.

d)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The appropriate document for gathering and analyzing the related facts.

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.

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