You are a staff accountant at a large firm and are assigned to work with the IT department to update the current systems throughout the organization. An accounting intern is assigned to help with the project. The intern wants to document the current processes using a REA diagram.
Conduct a preliminary search and:
- According to the above scenario, how do you explain to the intern why REA diagram is not appropriate?
- Discuss the four rules for designing an REA diagram? Include a definition for each.
- Discuss how adopting a value chain perspective reveals advantages of adopting an REA approach to information system development.