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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337552127
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Accounting Information Systems

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

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Chapter 3, Problem 2SP
Textbook Problem

Provide an example of a business where the evolution of communication (i.e., face-to-face, phone, e-mail, etc.) has altered its business activities. What are the advantages and disadvantages associated with these changes?

Expert Solution
Summary Introduction

To determine: The business where the evolution of communication has altered the business activities.

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 of Solution

Determine the business where the evolution of communication has altered the business activities:

The evolution of communication has altered the business activities in almost all the business. A few decades ago, the firm should conduct meeting face-to-face by assembling the managers of all the branches. When there is a use of telephone, the firms began to conduct a meeting via conference calls using telephones. When there is a use of webcams, firms arranged for a meeting via video-conferencing...

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