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Computer error

Dianne Dean (Chartered Accountant, Beechworth, Australia)

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

ISSN: 0951-3574

Article publication date: 20 June 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to explore a possible reason for technical failures.

Design/methodology/approach

Humorous fiction.

Findings

Reflects on the tendency to project human emotions and intelligence into inanimate objects.

Research limitations/implications

Blaming your tools for your errors is not a successful strategy.

Originality/value

Humorous explanation for technical failures.

Keywords

Citation

Dean, D. (2008), "Computer error", Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 21 No. 5, pp. 755-756. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513570810880744

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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