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Accounting Information Systems, Concepts and Practice for Effective Decision Making, 4th ed.

Accounting Information Systems, Concepts and Practice for Effective Decision Making

This fourth edition reference book provides students and accounting professionals alike with a foundation of knowledge concerning accounting information systems. Within its 774 pages, readers can learn about the automation of the accounting practice and familiarize themselves with computer terminology, equipment and procedures geared specifically for processing accounting data. The book concentrates on the capabilities as well as the limitations of computers in the accounting arena. Topics are arranged into five parts with 18 chapters covering such issues as systems analysis and design; auditing, applications and management of accounting information systems; and database concepts. A sixth part details five comprehensive case studies as examples of implementing automated systems in an accounting environment. If you are considering automation of your accounting practice or if you are already utilizing accounting software and computers, this hard-bound volume may be worth a look before proceeding.
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Publication:The National Public Accountant
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Oct 1, 1990
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