Accounting Information Systems (13th Edition) by Marshall B. Romney, Paul J. Steinbart

By Marshall B. Romney, Paul J. Steinbart

For undergraduate and graduate classes in AIS

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For example, if a company tries a particular marketing strategy and the information gathered indicates that it did not succeed, the company can use that information to select a different marketing strategy. It can provide accurate information in a timely manner. For example, Walmart has an enormous database that contains detailed information about sales transactions at each of its stores. It uses this information to optimize the amount of each product carried at each store. It can analyze sales data to discover items that are purchased together, and can use such information to improve the layout of merchandise or to encourage additional sales of related items.

B. It is timely. d. It is relevant. Which of the following is a primary activity in the value chain? purchasing c. accounting d. Which transaction cycle includes interactions between an organization and its suppliers? a. revenue cycle c. human resources/payroll cycle b. expenditure cycle d. Which of the following is NOT a means by which information improves decision making? a. increases information c. provides feedback about the overload effectiveness of prior decisions b. reduces uncertainty d.

Support activities allow the five primary activities to be performed efficiently and effectively. Firm infrastructure is the accounting, finance, legal, and general administration activities that allow an organization to function. The AIS is part of the firm infrastructure. Human resources activities include recruiting, hiring, training, and compensating employees. Technology activities improve a product or service. Examples include research and development, investments in IT, and product design.

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