Accounting Information Systems : Basic Concepts and Current Issues

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-02-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Accounting Information Systems: Basic Concepts and Current Issues, Third Edition, by Robert Hurt provides a highly approachable, interdisciplinary presentation of the fundamental accounting topics and information technology of AIS. It is written in a manner intended to develop professional judgment and critical thinking skills so students are prepared to be successful and effectively communicate with accountants and general managers whether their careers take them into public accounting, the corporate world, governmental and not-for-profit accounting, or another practice.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: AIS Fundamentals

1 Role and Purpose of Accounting Information Systems

2 Transaction Processing in the AID

3 Internal Controls

4 Management Concepts

5 Information Systems Concepts

PART TWO: Documentation Techniques

6 Flowcharting

7 Data Flow Diagramming

8 REA Modeling

PART THREE: Information Technology in the AIS


10 E-business and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

11 Computer Crime and Information Technology Security

PART FOUR: Business Processes

12 Sales/Collections Process

13 Acquisition/Payment Process

14 Other Business Processes

PART FIVE: Other Topics in AIS

15 Decision-Making Models and Knowledge Management

16 Professionalism, Ethics,, and Career Planning

17 Auditing and Evaluating the AIS

Comprehensive Chapter References

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