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 © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Accounting Information Systems, Romney/Steinbart
HAPTER 1 Accounting Information Systems: An Overview
 
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INTRODUCTION
Questions to be addressed in this chapter include:
 –
What is the meaning of
system 
,
data 
, and
information 
?
 –
What makes information useful?
 –
Describe the major business processes present in most companies.
 –
What is an accounting information system (AIS)?
 –
What is the role of the AIS in the value chain?
 
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SYSTEMS, DATA, AND INFORMATION
 A system is a set of two or more interrelated components that interact to achieve a goal.
Systems are almost always composed of smaller subsystems, each performing a specific function supportive of the larger system.

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