Author: Christine Farr


Paid time-off policies, job descriptions, and procedures manuals are examples of information needed to support key decisions in what business process?

A change in the AIS that makes information more easily accessible and widely available within an organization is most likely to first influence the

Transaction cycles can be summarized on a high level as "give-get" transactions. An example of "give-get" in the expenditure cycle would be

Groups of related business activities such as the acquisition of merchandise and payment of vendors are called

Information that reduces uncertainty, improves decision makers' ability to make predictions, or confirms or corrects their prior expectations, is said to be

Pre-numbered checks, invoices, and purchase orders are examples of

When the sum of all entries in the subsidiary ledger equals the balance in the corresponding general ledger account, it is assumed that

The efficiency of recording numerous business transactions can be best improved by the use of

The coding technique most likely used for sales orders is called a

The general ledger account that corresponds to a subsidiary ledger account is known as a

A flowchart that depicts the relationships among the input, processing, and output of an AIS is

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires independent auditors to

The Union Soup Kitchen is a non-profit organization that collects, stores, prepares and provides food to the homeless in Erie, Pennsylvania. Donations of food are recorded in a database and a receipt is provided to the donor. When food is used, the database is updated so that it always reflects the amounts and types of food that are available. In a data flow diagram, which type of symbol would be used to represent the process of updating inventory records in the system?

In a DFD, a "data sink" is also known as a

A DFD created at the highest-level or summary view is referred to as a

Why is computer fraud often more difficult to detect than other types of fraud?

Perhaps the most striking fact about natural disasters in relation to AIS controls is that

Most frauds are detected by

Downloading a master list of customers and selling it to a competitor is an example of

Which of the following is an opportunity that could contribute to employee fraud?

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