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UPS has 4,700 employees devoted to developing and maintaining proprietary software and a website that 20 million people visit each day. Its 15 mainframe computers and 9,000 servers allow UPS customers to control each shipment (16 million a day) from the time a delivery order is initiated to the time it arrives at its destination. Here is how the system works: • Customers use UPS software or the UPS website to initiate a delivery. They create, print, and attach labels to their shipment containing detailed sender information and the time the shipment should arrive.
7. Accessible g. The report was carefully designed so that the data contained in the report became information to the reader. The manager was working one weekend and needed to find some information about production requests for a certain customer. He was able to find the report on the company’s network. The data in a report was checked by two clerks working independently. An accounts receivable aging report included all customer accounts. A report was checked by three different people for accuracy.
B. Discuss the communication problems a corporation faces in preparing the annual report that result from the diversity of the users being addressed. c. Select two types of information found in an annual report, other than the financial statements and accompanying footnotes, and describe how they are helpful to the users of annual reports. d. Discuss at least two advantages and two disadvantages of stating well-defined corporate strategies in the annual report. e. Evaluate the effectiveness of annual reports in fulfilling the information needs of the following current and potential users: shareholders, creditors, employees, customers, and financial analysts.
Accounting Information Systems (13th Edition) by Marshall B. Romney, Paul J. Steinbart