Introduce today's accounting information systems and related technologies with Hall's popular ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9TH EDITION. This edition presents the the transaction cycle early with emphasis on ethics, fraud, and the modern manufacturing environment. Content focuses on the needs and responsibilities of accountants as end-users of systems, systems designers, and auditors. Integrated coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley demonstrates how it affects internal controls and other topics. Students also examine the risks and advantages of cloud computing. Updates of the transaction cycle and business processes focus on the differences in the manual and automated accounting system needs of small and large companies. A SAM option is available.