Data Management Research Proposal by hicaliber

Data Management
A look at the importance and significance of data management systems for small accounting practices.
# 95181 | 2,717 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on May 17, 2007 in Accounting (Managerial) , Business (Accounting) , Business (Small) , Business (Management) , Accounting (General)

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This paper explores the significance of data management for small accounting firms and the concerns these firms have related to data management costs and security issues. The paper interviews and surveys managers from fifty accounting firms.

Chapter 1-Introduction
Importance of This Research
Statement of the Problem
Specific Aims
Method of Inquiry
Paper Organization
Chapter 2- Review of Related Literature
Purpose of Paper
Purpose of Chapter
Chapter Organization
The Importance of Data Management for Accounting Firms
Chapter 3-Methodology
Purpose of Paper
Purpose of Chapter
Chapter Organization
Sampling Unit
Sampling Frame
Method of Selecting the Sample Elements
Data Analysis
Experimental Procedures
Research Hypotheses
Strengths and Weaknesses

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Asare, S. 1992. "The Auditor's Going Concern Decision: Interaction of Task Variables and the Sequential Processing of Evidence." The Accounting Review 67 (April): 379-93.
  • Bamber, M., R. M. Tubbs, G. Gaeth, and R. J. Ramsay. 1991. "Characteristics of Audit Experience in Belief Revisions." Audit Judgment Symposium (University of Southern California).
  • Brown, C. 1985. "Causal Reasoning in Performance Assessment: Effects of Cause and Effect Temporal Order and Covariation." Accounting, Organizations and Society 10: 255-66.
  • Budescu, D. V., and W. Weiss. 1987. "Reflection of Transitive and Intransitive Preferences: A Test of Prospect Theory." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 39: 184-202.
  • Denscombe, M (1998) The Good Research Guide Open University Press.

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