Accounting Information System Exercises Case 1: In the illustrative photo below, provide your comments and describe the duties and responsibilities of Operations Personnel, Operations Management, Middle Management and Top Management. Operations Personnel are responsible for the organization's production of goods and services as well as to oversee and direct the day-to-day administrative operations and procedures of the organization to the Middle management. Operations management is concerned with the administration of business practices to ensure that the operations of the company will execute its projects efficiently. It means that the person in charge of the department will be expected to carry out a variety of strategic tasks which includes supply chain management, product design, forecasting, quality control, and delivery management. Middle management is in charge of dealing with the day-to-day challenges that arise at a single business location or within a specific department as well as monitoring the employee’s performance, assigning and supervising specific work tasks down to the operations personnel, and reporting issues and performance up the chain to top-level management. Top management is responsible for setting the overall direction of a company, has the authority to establish policies, guidelines and strategic objectives, and to making sure that major organizational objectives are achieved. Case 2: What is the difference between Management Information (MIS) and Accounting Information System (AIS) Management information system is an information system that uses non-financial data for decision-making, and for the coordination, control, analysis, and visualization of information in an organization which also involves people, technology, organizations, and the relationships among them. While in Accounting Information System, it collects, stores and process financial data for the improvement of their decision-making. Case 3: Distinguish between financial and nonfinancial transactions. Give 2 examples of each. Financial Transaction involves the transfer of funds between accounts and an example of this are cash receipts and purchase orders while, Non-Financial Transaction means any transaction which does not cause movement of funds or affect the balances in the accounts and an example of this are appointment of new staff and changing of user details.