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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

Discuss how the efficiency and effectiveness of a mass-transit system in a large city can be measured.

Summary Introduction

To explain: How the effectiveness and efficiency of a mass-transit system in a large city can be measured.

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

The efficiency of the transit system can be measured in relation to the inputs to outputs. The effectiveness of the transit system will be measured keeping in mind the objectives of the transit system.

A mass-transit system might be developed to achieve numerous objectives such as:

  • To decrease the traffic on highways.
  • To prevent highway expansion.
  • To support the economic development of some areas and others...

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