Auditing & Technology Research Paper by The Research Group

Auditing & Technology
Overview of accounting principles & problems for auditor created by advanced technology in manufacturing industries, emphasizing obsolete, ineffective & irrelevant traditional cost accounting procedures.
# 17679 | 6,975 words | 27 sources | 1988 | US
Published on Feb 27, 2003 in Computer and Technology (Technology) , Accounting (General)

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" The purpose of this research is to explore-the problems created for the auditor, as a consequence of the introduction of advanced technology (high-tech) into the manufacturing industries in the United States (U.S.). The introduction of high-tech into the manufacturing process creates changes which render many traditional cost accounting procedures ineffective, irrelevant, or both. As a consequence, the necessary changes in cost accounting, procedures create problems in auditing the cost accounting process.
The introduction of high-tech into the manufacturing. process has, in most instances, been accompanied by a significant shift in emphasis in manufacturing management. In the recent past, the emphasis in manufacturing management was on materials (...)"

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