Summary: This text seeks to show the reader how to design and use an accounting information system (AIS) to provide information useful for decision-making. Focus boxes providing real world examples of concepts, techniques and practices as described are interspersed in the text. This edition has chapters on the three basic functions of the AIS together with an understanding of what the system does manually, and on data modelling, covering how students can use query language to derive traditional financial
statements and managerial reports from a database AIS.
Summary: This text seeks to show the reader how to design and use an accounting information system (AIS) to provide information useful for decision-making. Focus boxes providing real world examples of concepts, techniques and practices as described are interspersed in the text. This edition has chapters on the three basic functions of the AIS together with an understanding of what the system does manually, and on data modelling, covering how students can use query language to derive traditional financial statements and managerial reports from a database AIS....show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 97 Cover: Publisher:Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc. Year Published: 1997 International: No
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PART I: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Chapter 1: Accounting Information Systems: An Overview Chapter 2: Elements and Procedures of Accounting Information Systems Chapter 3: Systems Development and Documentation Techniques Chapter 4: The Data Processing Cycle Chapter 5: Data Base Systems Chapter 6: Data Modeling and Data Base Design
PART II: THE TECHNOLOGY OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Chapter 7: A Review of Computer Hardware and Software Chapter 8: Personal Information Systems: An End-User Perspective Chapter 9: Data Communication Systems
PART III: THE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
Chapter 10: Systems Analysis Chapter 11: Systems Design, Implementation, and Operation Chapter 12: Systems Acquisition, Outsourcing, and Prototyping
PART IV: CONTROL AND AUDIT OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Chapter 13: Control and Accounting Information Systems Chapter 14: Computer-Based Information Systems Control Chapter 15: Fraud and Computers Chapter 16: Auditing of Computer-Based Information Systems
PART V: ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS
Chapter 17: The Revenue Cycle: Sales and Cash Collections Chapter 18: The Expenditure Cycle: Purchasing and Cash Disbursements Chapter 19: The Production Cycle Chapter 20: The Human Resources Management/Payroll Cycle Chapter 21: The General Ledger and Reporting Cycle
Appendix: Comprehensive Cases Appendix: A.1: F & C Construction Appendix: A.2: Cactus Spine Country Club Appendix: A.3: Videos Tonite Appendix: A.4: The Wooden Nickel Appendix: A.5: Vacation Care Services
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