Accounting Information Systems 10th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas | Richard B. Dull | Patrick Wheeler
Accounting Information Systems 11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas | Richard B. Dull | Patrick Wheeler | Mary Callahan Hill
ISBN-13: 9781337552127 | ISBN-10: 1337552127
© 2018 | Published |  744  Pages
Previous Editions: 2015

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Prepare your students to meet the needs of contemporary business owners and managers who rely on today's accounting professionals to identify and monitor enterprise risks and to provide quality assurance for a company's information systems. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 11E focuses on two critical issues within accounting information systems that are in use today: enterprise systems and controls for maintaining those systems.
This book fully explores the integrated nature of AIS with its foundations in information technology, business processes, strategic management, security, and internal controls. Using a conversational and relaxed tone rather than using complex technical language, your students will easily grasp even the most challenging subjects as they explore today's critical AIS topics. This new edition equips students with today’s tools necessary for organizing and managing information to help them succeed and protect the integrity of their employer's information system.

  • 1. Introduction to Accounting Information Systems.
    2. Enterprise Systems.
    3. Electronic Business (E-Business) Systems.
    4. Documenting Information Systems.
    5. Database Management Systems.
    6. Relational Databases and SQL.
    7. Controlling Information Systems: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control.
    8. Controlling Information Systems: Introduction to Pervasive Controls.
    9. Controlling Information Systems: Business Process and Application Controls.
    10. The Order Entry/Sales (OE/S) Process.
    11. The Billing/Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts (B/AR/CR) Process.
    12. The Purchasing Process.
    13. The Accounts Payable/Cash Disbursements (AP/CD) Process.
    14. The Human Resources (HR) Management and Payroll Processes.
    15. Integrated Production Processes (IPP).
    16. The General Ledger and Business Reporting (GL/BR) Process.
    17. Acquiring and Implementing Accounting Information Systems.

    • PRACTICAL END-OF-CHAPTER MATERIALS GUIDE STUDENTS THROUGH REVIEWS. This book’s expansive choice of practice materials includes key terms, review questions, discussion questions, short problems, and problems. Students refine and practice newly developed AIS skills with a variety of questions covering multiple learning objectives and levels of difficulty.
    • INTEGRATED EXCEL®, ACCESS®, AND VISIO® PROBLEMS PROVIDE TIMELY PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES. Helpful icons clearly identify these problems that are now more fully integrated to emphasize the most effective use of these tools as well as how to assess their value and use.
    • CONTROL MATRIX HELPS STUDENTS UNDERSTAND HOW CONCEPTS RELATE TO ONE ANOTHER. The authors use the control matrix as a tool for understanding and evaluating controls. The control matrix helps students see the big picture and connect concepts together across the chapters.
    • BENTLEY UNIVERSITY TERM PROJECT APPLIES NUMEROUS CONCEPTS TO A SINGLE PROJECT. Available on the book’s website, this term project applies the book’s concepts in a cohesive project. You can assign the project as part of your course with minimal development or preparation. Students examine an actual business process in operation, document it, analyze measures that are in place and recommend changes to the process. The project’s materials include a student project handout, teaching notes, PowerPoint® presentations, grading forms, student self-evaluation forms, and templates for the control matrix.
    • TEXT’S UNIQUE APPROACH INTEGRATES THREE KEY THEMES. The authors make critical accounting information topics easier to identify and follow by incorporating three key themes -- enterprise systems, e-business systems, and controls -- throughout the text and identifying these themes with margin icons. In addition, the book highlights coverage of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act using a margin icon every time the topic is covered. Students see the importance of these areas and their impact on the growing field of accounting information systems.
    • EMPHASIS ON ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS AND E-BUSINESS PROVIDES FOCUSED LOOK AT ERP SOFTWARE. Prepare your students to work with leading ERP software and equip them to manage enterprise-wide systems efficiently with this edition’s strong coverage of business-to-business and business-to-consumer concepts and applications.
    • DETAILED COVERAGE FOCUSES ON INTERNAL CONTROL OF ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT. An in-depth emphasis on Internal Control of Enterprise Risk Management provides the thorough coverage students need to fully understand these topics and to help businesses that are struggling to meet the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
    • TECHNOLOGY SUMMARIES AND APPLICATIONS HIGHLIGHT HOW ACTUAL COMPANIES USE THE IT PROCESSES STUDENTS ARE LEARNING. These summaries and applications in each chapter present real-world perspectives of how today's leading companies are using the current IT processes discussed in each chapter. Students can see the impact of technology on the operation and control of AIS.
    • SIGNIFICANT REVISIONS THROUGHOUT CHAPTER 8 PREPARE STUDENTS TO MOVE TO COBIT 5. Students leave your course equipped to work with the latest ISACA globally accepted framework. Chapter 8 also presents IT material reorganized around job positions to ensure consistency with this edition’s other chapters.
    • CHAPTER 4 NOW PROVIDES SIMPLIFIED AND EXPANDED DEMONSTRATIONS OF COMMON FLOWCHARTING ROUTINES. This clarified instruction now highlights all common flowchart symbols to help students identify and most effectively use these important tools in today’s accounting information technology.
    • ADDITIONAL MICROSOFT® EXCEL PROBLEMS IN SEVERAL CHAPTERS EMPHASIZE INTERNAL CONTROL. The new, internal control-oriented problems emphasize computational skills and sorting as well as key functions, such as vlookup(), and if(). PivotTables are also included.
    • UPDATED AND REVISED CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS REPORTING OF THE DRIVERS OF MANUFACTURING COMPETITVENESS IN TODAY’S GLOBAL MARKET. Chapter 15 details the influence of manufacturing and the importance of recording and following its influence on global economies.
    • NEW, BRIEF DISCUSSION OF BIG DATA, ANALYTICS, AND REPORTING EMPHASIZES HOW TO USE TECHNICAL TOOLS. Now included within Chapter 16, new engaging discussion highlights how to work with analytics and reporting and how to best use today’s leading data visualization tools and resources, such as Tableau.
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  • Ulric J. (Joe) Gelinas, Jr., PhD, is Professor Emeritus at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. For PricewaterhouseCoopers, Dr. Gelinas developed and taught training programs for business processes, internal control, and IT audit. He was Senior Consultant for MIS Training Institute teaching courses in the IT Audit curriculum and taught in the University of Maastricht's International Executive Master of Finance and Control Program. Dr. Gelinas has also taught at the University of Tennessee and at Vesalius College, Vrije Universtiteit Brussel, in Brussels, Belgium. Dr. Gelinas has published articles on inter-organizational collaboration and coordination infrastructures, accounting information systems, use of technology in business education, technical communications, and information privacy. These articles have appeared in academic and practitioner journals, including the Journal of Information Systems, Issues in Accounting Education, IS Audit & Control Journal, Government Information Quarterly, Journal of Information Technology, International Journal of Technology Management, International Journal of IT Standards and Standardization Research, Journal of Information Systems Education, Technical Communications Quarterly, and IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication. In 2003, Dr. Gelinas received the Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award from the American Accounting Association. He has made presentations and conducted workshops at the International Conference of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and at ISACA's Computer Audit, Control, and Security (CACS) conferences as well as for other professional groups. Dr. Gelinas was a member of the U.S. expert panel that reviewed Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) and has conducted COBIT workshops throughout the world.

    Richard (Rick) Dull, PhD, CPA/CFF, CISA, CFE, is the GoMart Professor in Accounting Information Systems, and Chair of the Department of Accounting at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. Dr. Dull has also taught at Reykjavik University, Clemson University, Indiana University-Indianapolis, and High Point University. His professional experience includes application programming with a manufacturing firm as well as audit and information systems consulting experience with a national CPA firm. He was co-founder and partner in a CPA/consulting firm where he specialized in installation and support of accounting information systems. His work on a project involving cross-departmental integration of enterprise systems earned him a Microsoft® Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Education as well as a Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence. Dr. Dull has been published in numerous academic and practitioner journals, including Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Accounting Education: An International Journal, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accountancy, CPA Journal, and Personal Financial Planning. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, American Institute of CPAs, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, AIS Educator Association, and ISACA. He has served on the AICPA's Assurance Services Executive Committee and as President of the American Accounting Association's Accounting Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence/Emerging Technologies sections. He recently served on the AICPA's BEC Subcommittee and as editor for Journal of Information Systems, associate editor for Accounting Education: An International Journal, and editorial advisor for the Journal of Accountancy.

    Patrick Wheeler, PhD, CPA, CITP, is Associate Professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. He teaches accounting information systems at the graduate and undergraduate levels and has extensive training in databases and enterprise resource planning systems (SAP and Oracle Financials). Dr. Wheeler is a CPA with the Louisiana Society of CPAs and a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) with the American Institute of CPAs. His research focuses on behavioral issues in information systems, especially in regard to the impact of computerized decision aids on business decision making. His articles, published worldwide in numerous academic journals and magazines, can be found in The Accounting Review, Journal of Information Systems, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, Studies in Managerial and Financial Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, and Review of Accounting Information Systems. He received the 2007 Outstanding Research Paper Award and the 2007 Finalist Research Paper Award from the Information Systems (IS) section of the American Accounting Association (AAA). He won the Outstanding IS Dissertation Award at the 2001 AAA Annual Meeting and currently serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Information Systems and International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. He received the 2006 Outstanding Service Award from the AAA IS Section. Dr. Wheeler is active in the AAA at both the national and regional levels.

    Mary Callahan Hill, Ph.D., is a Professor at Kennesaw State University. She received her B.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, her M.B.A. from The University of Southern California, and her Ph.D. The University of Georgia. Dr. Hill began her professional career at Exxon Chemical where she developed her interest in accounting information systems. Pursuing that interest, she obtained her next position as a consultant for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, a national accounting firm, where she implemented accounting information systems for a variety of clients. She was a founding partner/owner of Strategic Consulting in Norcross, Georgia, where she implemented numerous accounting systems before pursuing a career in academia. Her experience supports her teaching and research interest in accounting information systems, internal control, data analytics, and technology in accounting education. Dr. Hill has developed and taught several accounting information systems and data analytics courses. She has been published in numerous academic and practitioner journals, including the Journal of Information Systems, Auditing: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Issues in Accounting Education, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Advances in Accounting Education, Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, the CPA Journal, and Internal Auditing. Dr. Hill has been a member of the American Accounting Association, American Institute of CPAs, and the AIS Educator Association. She served the AIS Educator Association as a board member and was president of the association in 2007.