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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

Provide five examples of potential conflict between the control goals of ensuring effectiveness of operations and of ensuring efficient employment of resources.

Summary Introduction

To provide: Five examples of potential conflict between goals and ensuring the effectiveness of operations and ensuring effective employment of resources.

Introduction:

Accounting information systems:

It is an information structure which collects and manages data of an organization which can be utilized by analysts, managers, and other decision making authorities of an organization.

Explanation

Five examples of potential conflict between goals and ensuring the effectiveness of operations and ensuring effective employment of resources:

  • A customer service provider might answer the calls quickly so as to answer a number of calls in the stipulated time. It will reduce the level of customer service.
  • A firm might reduce the inventory so as to incur fewer costs in inventory. These inventory levels might become inadequate resulting in more back orders...

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