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Question: Information Needs for the AIS

For this assignment, research the Internet or Strayer databases for information related to improper assumptions concerning accounting information systems.

Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:

Based on your research, assess how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information. Indicate the most negative potential impacts on business operations related to these assumptions. Provide support for your rationale.

Suggest three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Provide support for your rationale.

Evaluate the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Provide support for your evaluation.

Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the professor's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Examine and use data flow diagrams and flowcharts to understand, evaluate, and design information systems.

Evaluate the approaches and techniques that are used to commit and prevent computer fraud.

Use technology and information resources to research issues in accounting information systems.

Write clearly and concisely about accounting information systems using proper writing mechanics.

Assignment 1: Information Needs for the AIS

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Based on your research, assess how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information. Indicate the most negative potential impacts on business operations related to these assumptions. Provide support for your rationale.

Did not submit or incompletely assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Did not submit or incompletely provided support for your rationale.

Partially assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Partially provided support for your rationale.

Satisfactorily assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Satisfactorily provided support for your rationale.

Thoroughly assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Thoroughly provided support for your rationale.

2. Suggest three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Provide support for your rationale.

Did not submit or incompletely suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Did not submit or incompletely provided support for your rationale.

Partially suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Partially provided support for your rationale.

Satisfactorily suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Satisfactorily provided support for your rationale.

Thoroughly suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Thoroughly provided support for your rationale.

3. Evaluate the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Provide support for your evaluation.

Did not submit or incompletely evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Did not submit or incompletely provided support for your evaluation.

Partially evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Partially provided support for your evaluation.

Satisfactorily evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Satisfactorily provided support for your evaluation.

Thoroughly evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Thoroughly provided support for your evaluation.

4. 3 references

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors prese

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Introduction

Accounting Information Systems are the need of the time. Every organization today is either moving towards the information system based accounting, or improving the existing information system. This requires that the organization and their corporate leaders have to assess the available information systems. But the number of rolling back on information systems and inefficient operations suggest that there is some fault in the assessment of the information system. The report studies it in terms of the assumptions made by the corporate leaders in relation to accounting information systems and information. It is succeeded by the negative impacts these assumptions have on business operations. Also the ways through which organizational performance can be improved through business systems has been provided, followed by analysis of the level of security required to ensure integrity of information within automated business systems. The report ends with a conclusion drawn on the issues considered.

How corporate leaders may make improper assumptions and related information?

Rom and Rohde (2007) highlight that, the major improper assumption that the corporate leader make is about the availability of appropriate information. This means that the leaders take a basic level review, which doesn’t identifies the level of information that would be provided by the accounting information system they are considering. If it be considered, the main purpose that an entity implement an accounting information system is availability of correct and requisite information. And when the chosen accounting information system doesn’t provides the requisite information, the main purpose itself is affected.




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