Accounting and Information Systems

Accounting and Information Systems

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This fourth edition offers coverage of technical, applicational and developmental aspects of accounting information systems while maintaining the focus on accounting. There is a section on the integrated accounting system, incorporating examples from a correctly used large-scale minicomputer system, as well as chapters on relational databases and structured query language, support systems and expert systems. Also featured are updated "systems in the real world"-boxes, exhibits, illustrations, diagrams, flowcharts, pictures and reports.
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  • Paperback | 832 pages
  • 179 x 235mm | 1,155g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130063134
  • 9780130063137

Table of contents

Part 1 Overview of systems and internal control: the accounting system; internal control in manual accounting systems; approaches to business data processing; internal control in a computer environment. Part 2 Technical aspects of accounting information systems: data files and databases; relational databases and structured query language; data communication and networks; decision support systems and expert systems. Part 3 Computer applications: overview of computer-based information systems; cash receipts and disbursements systems; sales and purchases systems; financial and managerial accounting systems; microcomputer-based accounting information systems. Part 4 Systems development cycle: overview of systems developments; systems analysis and design; systems implementation and explanation; EDP auditing.
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