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Assignment 1: Information Needs for the AIS;Due Week 2 and worth 200 points;In 1967, Russell Ackoff presented a classical analysis of misinformation in management (Ackoff?s Management Misinformation Systems, Case 1-1, pg. 21 of the text). Now, you need to fast-forward to the present. After reading the case, craft your own version of misinformation in management by developing five (5) key incorrect assumptions that management makes about its accounting information systems.;For this assignment, research the Internet or Strayer databases for information related to improper assumptions concerning accounting information systems.;Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you;Based on your research, assess how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information. Indicate the most negative potential impacts on business operations related to these assumptions. Provide support for your rationale.;Suggest three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Provide support for your rationale.;Evaluate the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Provide support for your evaluation.;Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.;Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides, citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.;Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student?s name, the professor?s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.;The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are;Examine and use data flow diagrams and flowcharts to understand, evaluate, and design information systems.;Evaluate the approaches and techniques that are used to commit and prevent computer fraud.;Use technology and information resources to research issues in accounting information systems.;Write clearly and concisely about accounting information systems using proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.;Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.;Points: 200;Assignment 1: Information Needs for the AIS;Criteria;Unacceptable;Below 70% F;Fair;70-79% C;Proficient;80-89% B;Exemplary;90-100% A;1. Based on your research, assess how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information. Indicate the most negative potential impacts on business operations related to these assumptions. Provide support for your rationale.;Weight: 30%;Did not submit or incompletely assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Did not submit or incompletely provided support for your rationale.;Partially assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Partially provided support for your rationale.;Satisfactorily assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Satisfactorily provided support for your rationale.;Thoroughly assessed how corporate leaders may make improper assumptions related to accounting information systems and the related information indicating the potential impact on business operations related to these assumptions, based on your research. Thoroughly provided support for your rationale.;2. Suggest three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Provide support for your rationale.;Weight: 25%;Did not submit or incompletely suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Did not submit or incompletely provided support for your rationale.;Partially suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Partially provided support for your rationale.;Satisfactorily suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Satisfactorily provided support for your rationale.;Thoroughly suggested three to four (3-4) ways in which organizational performance may be improved when information is properly managed within a business system. Thoroughly provided support for your rationale.;3. Evaluate the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Provide support for your evaluation.;Weight: 30%;Did not submit or incompletely evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Did not submit or incompletely provided support for your evaluation.;Partially evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Partially provided support for your evaluation.;Satisfactorily evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Satisfactorily provided support for your evaluation.;Thoroughly evaluated the level of system security (i.e., high, medium, low) needed to ensure information integrity within automated business systems. Thoroughly provided support for your evaluation.;4. 3 references;Weight: 5%;No references provided;Does not meet the required number of references, some or all references poor quality choices.;Meets number of required references, all references high quality choices.;Exceeds number of required references, all references high quality choices.;5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements;Weight: 10%;More than 6 errors present;5-6 errors present;3-4 errors present;0-2 errors present

 

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