The eighth edition of ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS provides thorough and up-to-date coverage of accounting information systems and related technologies. It features an early presentation of transaction cycles, as well as an emphasis on ethics, fraud, and the modern manufacturing environment. The book focuses on the needs and responsibilities of accountants as end users of systems, systems designers, and auditors. The text completely integrates of Sarbanes-Oxley as it affects internal controls and other relevant topics. This new edition also includes discussions on the risks and advantages of cloud computing, the differences between the accounting system needs of small and large companies, and a thorough update of PART II: TRANSACTION CYCLES AND BUSINESS PROCESSES. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Today's accounting professionals are expected to help organizations identify enterprise risks and provide assurance for information systems. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E helps you develop a 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. The book is written clearly to help you easily grasp even the most challenging topics. You can explore today's most intriguing AIS topics to see how they relate to business processes, information technology, strategic management, security, and internal controls. The 8th edition provides you with the tools and processes for organizing and managing information. Whether you want an emphasis on enterprise risk management, solid understanding of databases or REA, or a background in systems development, ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E offers the solid foundation you need. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
IFIP TC11 / WG11.5 Fifth Working Conference on Integrity and Internal Control in Information Systems (IICIS) November 11–12, 2002, Bonn, Germany
Author: Michael Gertz
Category: Business & Economics
Integrity and Internal Control in Information Systems V represents a continuation of the dialogue between researchers, information security specialists, internal control specialists and the business community. The objectives of this dialogue are: -To present methods and techniques that will help business achieve the desired level of integrity in information systems and data; -To present the results of research that may be used in the near future to increase the level of integrity or help management maintain the desired level of integrity; -To investigate the shortcomings in the technologies presently in use, shortcomings that require attention in order to protect the integrity of systems in general. The book contains a collection of papers from the Fifth International Working Conference on Integrity and Internal Control in Information Systems (IICIS), sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Bonn, Germany in November 2002.
"As the world economy becomes more interdependent and competition more global, the information technology management challenges of enabling the global marketplace must be met with innovative solutions. Covering both technological barriers and managerial challenges, this discussion includes international issues such as managerial experiences in Brazilian hotels, competition in the Asian automotive industry, e-business in Thailand, and job security in Egypt. A business-model handbook for the challenges faced by developing nations is also provided."
ER 2003 Workshops ECOMO, IWCMQ, AOIS, and XSDM, Chicago, IL, USA, October 13, 2003, Proceedings
Author: Manfred A. Jeusfeld,Oscar Pastor
This book constitutes the refereed joint proceedings of four international workshops held in conjunction with the 22nd International Conference on Conceptual Modelling, ER 2003, held in Chicago, IL, USA in October 2003. The 35 revised full papers presented together with introduction to the four workshops were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. In accordance with the respective workshops, the papers are organized in topical sections on conceptual modelling approaches for e-business, conceptual modelling quality, agent-oriented information systems, XML data and schema.
Management Information Systems, Eighth Edition provides up-to-date Information Systems topics logically organized with thorough, understandable explanations within a solid theoretical framework. Today, as MIS students move into the workplace, managerial skills are becoming increasingly important, and MIS 8E provides this management orientation. As students become managers or entrepreneurs, they can rely on this text to help them produce and organize information, build information systems, and conduct business in the new millennium. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Web site Support The Prentice Hall Companion Web site for the Eighth Edition features new projects, two for each chapter of the text, within the Interactive Study Guide. The student side of the site provides the projects and instructions for completing them. The instructor side of the site contains the projects, as well as the project answers, and materials to assist students in completing the projects. These new Companion Web site projects are designed to reinforce concepts presented in each chapter. Students also develop technology skills as they solve the projects. Project exercises incorporate spreadsheets, database queries and reports, word processing, and Web page development into their design. The book's Internet address is: http: //www.prenhall.com/mcleod New and Updated Chapters This edition includes a completely new chapter--Chapter 15, Enterprise Information Systems. The textbook has always emphasized organizational information systems such as executive information systems and marketing information systems, and that emphasis is continued. Chapter 15 serves to address business computing from anorganization-wide perspective--an approach currently receiving much attention on a global scale. In addition to this new chapter, many substantive changes have been made to other chapters. Part Three, which covers computer technology, has been completely rewritten. Chapter 8, Fundamentals of Computer Processing, has been updated with current hardware and software examples. Chapter 9, The Database and Database Management System, and Chapter 10, Data Communications, have also been completely revised. All of these changes serve to keep the text up-to-date in areas of technology and methodology.
Author: Stephen A. Moscove,Mark G. Simkin,Nancy A. Bagranoff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Category: Business & Economics
The name areas for AIS, as identified by the AAA Committee on Contemporary Approach to Teaching AIS, are all addressed. * Real world cases are woven into the text material. * Each chapter highlights a real world case or concept in the AIS at Work feature.
Author: Belverd E. Needles,Marian Powers,Susan V. Crosson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Category: Business & Economics
Principles of Accounting leads the market with balanced, flexible content supported by an array of truly integrated print and technology supplements. Whether an instructor wants to present a user or procedural orientation, incorporate new instructional strategies, develop students' core skills and competencies, or integrate technology into the classroom, the 2002e edition provides a total solution. Because most students taking the introductory accounting course are business majors, the new edition focuses on the business relevance of accounting, emphasizing decision making and analysis. The integrated text and technology program allows students and instructors to take advantage of opportunities created by new instructional technologies. New co-author Susan Crosson, coordinator of the accounting department at Santa Fe Community College and chair of the Two-Year College Section of the American Accounting Association, enhances the text with her expertise in managerial accounting and instructional technology.
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.
Combining the latest research and most current coverage available into a succinct nine chapters, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E equips students with a solid understanding of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced. The streamlined 560-page eighth edition features a wealth of new examples, figures, references, and cases as it covers the latest developments from the field--and highlights their impact on the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. In addition to a stronger career emphasis, the text includes expanded coverage of mobile solutions, energy and environmental concerns, the increased use of cloud computing across the globe, and two cases per chapter. Learning firsthand how information systems can increase profits and reduce costs, students explore new information on e-commerce and enterprise systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, green computing, and other issues reshaping the industry. The text introduces the challenges and risks of computer crimes, hacking, and cyberterrorism. It also presents some of the most current research on virtual communities, global IS work solutions, and social networking. No matter where students' career paths may lead, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E and its resources can help them maximize their success as employees, decision makers, and business leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.