Information Processing and Accounting Standards: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Accounting Information System: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Accounting Information Systems

Shame Mugova*, Joseph Akande (Editor), Oluwayemi Odalaru

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    Abstract

    This book addresses challenges caused by COVID-19 crisis on financial reporting and information management systems. Information access, transmission and rapid changes in the operating environment revealed inadequacies of international financial reporting standards. Accounting and information are critical elements for business success. While accounting processes financial information and more often guided by standards, information sciences bothers on having access to the right information. Crisis overtime has exposed the weaknesses and/or limitations of these important ingredients of business. The recent pandemic created different challenges and revealed the inadequacies of several accounting and information systems processes. The dynamics of planned business restructuring activities introduced lots of considerations culminated to additional disclosure for business tax purposes. The volume combines perspectives and research from academics and practitioners from the industry on modifying accounting systems and processes to be resilient in and out of crisis. The chapters in the book highlight recommendations to standards and information system improvement.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSpringer Nature
    Volume1
    Edition1
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-64869-4
    ISBN (Print)978-3-031-64868-7
    DOIs
    Publication statusAccepted/In press (AAM) - 25 Jul 2024

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