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Accounting Information Systems (Cloth)

Accounting Information Systems (Cloth) - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324378825

Cover of Accounting Information Systems (Cloth) 7TH 08 (ISBN 978-0324378825)
ISBN13: 978-0324378825
ISBN10: 0324378823
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 08
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $242.00

Accounting Information Systems (Cloth) - 7TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324378825

Ulric J. Gelinas and Richard B. Dull

ISBN13: 978-0324378825
ISBN10: 0324378823
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 08
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

As the importance of accounting information systems (AIS) grows in the world of business today, so does your need for a solid background in this critical area. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 7E helps you develop the necessary skills and solid foundation in enterprise risk management as it relates to business processes and their information systems.

The book's proven coverage centers around three of the areas most critical in accounting information systems today--enterprise systems, e-Business systems, and controls for maintaining those systems--with icons that direct your attention to the most important information. The book uses a conversational writing style and relaxed tone, rather than stilted, technical language, to help you easily grasp even the most challenging topics. You explore today's most intriguing AIS topics and how they relate to information technology, business processes, strategic management, security, and internal controls.

With this edition, you master the basics of information systems, the tools and processes for organizing and managing information, as well as a more advanced enterprise risk management topics. This edition guides for through the dimensions of corporate governance, internal controls, and business processes in detail. A new full chapter on systems development equips you with critical skills in acquiring and implementing accounting information systems.

Whether you want an emphasis on enterprise risk management approach, solid understanding of databases or REA, or a background in systems development, ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 7E has the thorough foundation and information you need.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. AIS Foundations

1. Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
2. Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Management
3. Documenting Information Systems

Pt. 2. Data Management and Electronic Commerce

4. Database Management Systems
5. Relational Databases and SQL
6. Electronic Business (E-Business)

Pt. 3. Internal Control

7. Controlling Information Systems: Introduction to Internal Control
8. Controlling Information Systems: IT Processes
9. Controlling Information Systems: Application Controls

Pt. 4. Business Processes

10. The Order Entry/Sales (OE/S) Process
11. The Billing/Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts (B/AR/CR) Process
12. The Purchasing/Accounts Payable/Cash Disbursements (P/AP/CD) Process
13. Integrated Production Processes (IPP)
14. The General Ledger and Business Reporting (GL/BR)

Pt. 5. Systems Development

15. Introduction to Systems Development
16. Structured Systems Analysis
17. Systems Selection and Systems Design
18. Systems Implementation and Operation