The Status of Computerized Accounting Software in Small American Businesses

  • Michael Broida Miami University, Ohio
  • Dainese Flora Miami University, Ohio

Abstract

A  telephone  survey  of   123 companies  in  the Cincinnati  SM SA  with  30 or Jess  employe as  taken for   the purpose   of  determining  the extent of  computerization,  the level  of  intere n accounting  software,   and  the type of  computerized  accounting  system  selected  for   use. ere  also interested  in  the  method  of  selection  and  level  of   utilization  of  computerized  a ounting  soft ware.  The types of  accounting  software   are classified   as the off-the-shelf  no odifiable,   off-the-shelf    modifiable,   and  custom  designed .

This pa per  will examine how the companies chose their present  system, how the mployees were trained on that system, and the extent to which the accounting function maller companies is now computerized . The reality of the system vs. expectations and t vel of utilization of the system will also be examined . The data will be tabulated so that tren an be identified . The result is that our body of knowledge about accounting software use for  small  companies  will  be increased .

 

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Published
1990-01-02
How to Cite
BROIDA, Michael; FLORA, Dainese. The Status of Computerized Accounting Software in Small American Businesses. Journal of Small Business Strategy, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 44-51, jan. 1990. ISSN 2380-1751. Available at: <https://libjournals.mtsu.edu/index.php/jsbs/article/view/219>. Date accessed: 20 jan. 2020.
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