Among the three functional entities (marketing, finance, and logistics) shown in Figure 10.1, what goal conflicts could exist and how might this effect the results of the OE/S process?
ANS. Some potential incongruences in goal orientation not alrea
What are the differences between a logical view and a physical view of a database? Which would be more important for accountants who are involved in the design of a database that will store business event information? ANS. Relational database tables are l
DQ1-1 I dont want to learn about technology; I just want to be a good accountant. Comment. ANS. Possible points that could be made: a. Distinguish between an accountant and a bookkeeper. An understanding of accounting software and relate
DQ -2 a. Collect customer number or name. If this is not an existing customer, Cliffs would need customer address, contact information, and so on. Cliffs would also need to collect the product codes and quantities that the customer is ordering. b. Informa
SolutionstoChapter3Assignments Solution DQ 3-3 Your students answers will vary greatly depending on the specific situation they select for discussion. However, issues that might be discussed may focus on why some of the larger chains use online transactio
Solutions to HWK Problems Ch 4 DQ4-1 Data flow diagrams and systems flowcharts provide redundant pictures of an information system. We dont need both. Discuss.
ANS. Logical data flow diagrams (DFDs) present only the logical elements of an information syst
DQ 6-4 ANS.
Several steps required when designing a database. List and describe the main steps of this process. The three main steps are: Prepare the conceptual model o Identify the entities o Identify the relationships between the entities o Prepare the