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collected five days ago and it takes him a week to make adjustments. Which of the following characteristics of useful information is absent in the  situation described above? Selected Answer:   Timely Answers: Relevant Reliable Complete   Timely Understandable Verifiable Accessible 9. Accounting information plays major roles in managerial decision making by Selected Answer: Answers: identifying situations requiring management action. reducing uncertainty. providing a basis for choosing among alternative actions.   All of these
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10. Many modern accounting software packages offer separate transaction cycle  modules. What is the reason for this? Selected Answer: Answers:   Every organization does not need to implement all of the available  transaction cycle modules. Most businesses do not need the revenue cycle module as part of their  AIS. The nature of a given transaction cycle is the same irrespective of the type  of organization. A properly designed AIS does not use the concept of separate business  transaction cycles to process transactions. 11. One group that relies on both the adequate collection and transformation of data  for decision-making purposes for an organization is Selected Answer: management. Answers:   management. interested outsiders. competitors. the government. 12. In 2003, Custer Manufacturing implemented a Web-based information system  that allows all employees to access mission-critical information. The intention  was to increase production efficiency. Unfortunately, it had the opposite effect,  as deliveries fell behind schedule and costs increased. Jeff Akspen, the director 
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of information technology services, asked Joyce Jenkins to come in and talk with him about the system. Joyce is a long-time employee of Custer, and her opinion  is valued by her peers and by her supervisor.  "So Joyce, how's it going down there in the shop?" "Not so good, Jeff. Used to be we got a weekly pick list so we knew how to plan  production. Now, we got that computer system. Most of us can't figure out how  to use it to do our jobs. Is there some way to print out a pick list?" Jeff thought for a while before responding. "Well, Joyce, to tell you the truth, I'm not so sure how to do it myself, but there must be a way. We'll bring in the  consultants that helped us build the system. Maybe they can help."  Which of the following characteristics of useful information is absent in the  situation described above? Selected Answer:   Understandab le Answers: Relevant Reliable Complete Timely   Understandable Verifiable Accessible
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Chapter 2 1. Documents that are sent to customers or suppliers and then sent back to the company in  the course of a business transaction are known as Selected Answer: turnaround  documents.
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