Ashford ACC 622 ACC/622 ACC622 Week 6 Final Paper


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Final Paper – Analysis of Accounting Information Systems [CLOs: 1, 3, 4, 5]. Due by Day 7. Read the Nolan and McFarlan (2005) article, “Information Technology and the Board of Directors,” as well as this week’s lecture. In an eight- to ten-page paper (not including the title and reference pages):

  • provide a summarization of the role accounting information systems plays in providing accurate and effective accounting information to internal and external stakeholders in context to the selected IT mode;
  • select one of the four modes of information technology and analyze the mode focusing on three of the following concepts;
  • thoroughly discuss the concept and be supported with adequate scholarly research.
  • provide a practical example for each of the selected concepts:

    o Systemsapproachtoqualityaccountinginformationsystems.
    o Internal controls focusing on preventive, detective and corrective approaches to accounting

    information and accounting information systems.
    o Riskmanagement-contingencyplansfordisasterrecoveryandsecurityofinformationand

    information systems.
    o CompliancewiththeSarbanes-OxleyActof2002.

    The Final Paper:

    • Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted

      according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

    • Must include a separate title page with the following:

    o Titleofpaper
    o Student’sname
    o Course name and number o Instructor’sname
    o Datesubmitted

    • Must use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
    • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center