3. Asset Life Cycle—Controls and Software

  1. Alfred M. King

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269107.ch3

Internal Control of Fixed Assets: A Controller and Auditor's Guide

Internal Control of Fixed Assets: A Controller and Auditor's Guide

How to Cite

King, A. M. (2011) Asset Life Cycle—Controls and Software, in Internal Control of Fixed Assets: A Controller and Auditor's Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269107.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470539408

Online ISBN: 9781118269107

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Keywords:

  • internal control;
  • asset life cycle;
  • fixed assets;
  • company records;
  • property, plant, and equipment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Software Is the Key

  • Input, Output, and Reporting Capability

  • How to Evaluate Software Vendors

  • Assign Responsibility for Implementation and Beyond

  • Charging Departments Will Ensure Individual Responsibility

  • Return on Investment Analysis

  • Summary