Accounting Information Systems (13th Edition) by Marshall B. Romney, Paul J. Steinbart

By Marshall B. Romney, Paul J. Steinbart

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The larger the organization and the more complicated the system, the more difficult it is to achieve goal congruence. system - Two or more interrelated components that interact to achieve a goal, often composed of subsystems that support the larger system. goal conflict - When a subsystem’s goals are inconsistent with the goals of another subsystem or the system as a whole. goal congruence - When a subsystem achieves its goals while contributing to the organization’s overall goal. 3 4 Part I Conceptual Foundations of Accounting Information Systems data - Facts that are collected, recorded, stored, and processed by a system.

The value of information is the benefit produced by the information minus the cost of producing it. Benefits of information include reduced uncertainty, improved decisions, and improved ability to plan and schedule activities. The costs include the time and resources spent to produce and distribute the information. Information costs and benefits can be difficult to quantify, and it is difficult to determine the value of information before it has been produced and utilized. Nevertheless, the expected value of information should be calculated as effectively as possible so that the costs of producing the information do not exceed its benefits.

These four cycles interface with the general ledger and reporting system, which consists of all activities related to the preparation of financial statements and other managerial reports. Scott and Susan will need a well-designed AIS to provide the information they need to effectively plan, manage, and control their business. Their AIS must be able to process data about sales and cash receipts, purchasing and paying for merchandise and services, payroll and tax-related transactions, and acquiring and paying for fixed assets.

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