The Alignment of Accounting and Information Systems in SMEs in Malaysia
作者: Noor Azizi IsmailMalcolm King
作者单位: 1Universiti Utara Malaysia , Sintok , Malaysia .
2Loughborough University , Leicestershire , United Kingdom .
刊名: Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 2006, Vol.9 (3), pp.24-42
来源数据库: Taylor & Francis Journal
DOI: 10.1080/1097198X.2006.10856425
关键词: Accounting Information SystemsManagement Accounting SystemsAlignmentSmall firmsInformation Processing Theory
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)The concept of fit or alignment between information systems processing capacity and information requirements has been discussed for many years, but this study seeks to explore some unresolved issues in the context of accounting information in small and medium sized manufacturing firms. In particular, the study seeks to identify different levels of alignment using a matching approach, and then investigate the link with firm performance. Nineteen characteristics of accounting information were identified so that accounting information requirements and information systems processing capacity could be compared. Data from 310 firms in Malaysia was collected using a mail questionnaire and fit was calculated using the matching approach to measure alignment. Cluster analysis was then...
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