This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Ethics article review The article of choice primarily focuses on the accounting aspects and their direct impact on the decision making process. It is emphasized that inaccurate information can lead to major mistakes being made when it is time to make a decision that impacts the financial stability of a company. This article seems to be “pro” automation in that it seems to endorse fully automated accounting systems. While it is correct to state that decisions in management are largely based on accounting, one must not discount a managers own intuition? Not all seemingly sounds choices are in fact sound even when the numbers would appear to support it. A fully automated accounting system would remove the human element from accounting and thus lead to almost automatic decisions being made where all factors being equal automatically trigger a preset result. What an automated accounting system cannot account for is human nature and desires. For example if product x comes onto the market and is an instant success and has sustained success for let’s say 2 years,...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course MGMT 324 taught by Professor Weekes during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11