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Quality Of Accounting Information To Optimize The Decisional Process

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  • Miculescu Corina

    () (“Dimitrie Cantemir†Christian University, Faculty Of Management Tourism And Commerce Timisoara)

  • Miculescu Marius Nicolae

    () (“Dimitrie Cantemir†Christian University, Faculty Of Management Tourism And Commerce Timisoara)

Abstract

This article provides information on business and therefore need managers to obtain information relevant accounting, reliable, clear, accurate and lowest costs to optimize decision making. This need derives from the current economic environment. The survival of organizations in a competitive environment, to which they must adapt, is conditioned by obtaining accounting information which should be qualitative, opportune, vital, and in a short time. This information is related to patrimony, analytical results, the market (dynamics, dimensions, and structure), and relationships with business partners, competitors, suppliers. Therefore focus more intensely on the quality of accounting information. Definition of quality of accounting information but leave the boundaries and features of accounting communication process and aims to determine "quality criteria " or "qualitative characteristics " to develop a measurement tool. Note that the reviewliterature was found that the normalization and accounting dotrine, criteria for definition of quality of accounting infornation are not identical, their selection and ranking is different. Theory and practice also identifies the fact that information itself is worthless. Instead it is valuable once it is used in a decisional process. Thus, the economic value of the accounting information depends on the earnings obtained after making a decision, diminished by information cost. To be more specific, it depends on the table or on the implemented decision tree, on the informational cost and on the optimal condition established by the decision maker (due to the fact that producing accounting information implies costs which are often considerable and profits arise only form shares). The problem of convergence between content and interpretation of information sent by users also take, and the quality of information to be intelligible. In this case, those who use, say users should have sufficient knowledge about business and accounting. Also were studied data on how the easiest to increase intelligibility provided by management accounting information. It was found that there are different possible behaviors of managers in the dissemination of accounting information in relation to how the organization deals with information about the external environment and as a result of research efectaute have identified some solutions that managers can limit the effects of uncertainty in information dissemination accounting. Therefore the present study, the detailed approach and identify the quality requirements of modern economic information system, comes to effectively support managers in making decisions.

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  • Miculescu Corina & Miculescu Marius Nicolae, 2012. "Quality Of Accounting Information To Optimize The Decisional Process," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(2), pages 694-699, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ora:journl:v:1:y:2012:i:2:p:694-699
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    Keywords

    accounting information; relevance; incertitude; decision; costs;

    JEL classification:

    • M40 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - General
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting
    • M49 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Other

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