THE DEARTH OF TECHNOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT AND EFFECT ON SECRETARIAL JOB PERFORMANCE ON MINISTRIES IN ANAMBRA STATE. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON OFFICE TECHNOLOGY
The major purpose of this study is to find out the dearth of technological equipment and effect on secretarial job performance on ministries in Anambra State. The population of the study consisted of 25 secretarial from all the seven ministries selected. Four research questions were formulated which guided the study. (11) Eleven items structured questionnaire was developed with findings. It was concluded that the dearth of technological equipment should not be neglected in our institutions of learning in order to create practical exposure, and to our offices. It was recommended that technological equipment should not be neglected by any worker or secretary. Training and retraining of the secretary should be encouraged to enable them meet the standard expected of the organization.
Background of the study
We strongly said that, the office is the center of all the activities of any organization. It is from the office that instruction are sent to the different component units of an organization.
Reports from these components are received, collected, and interpreted for policy formation. Therefore, in every aspect of the world, the office is concerned with information, management and collective collection, processing and arranging same for onward transmission to the management for use. Furthermore, the office is also involved in the presentation and retrieval of such information as required by the organization for it’s service.
From the above, if should be obvious that the handling of information in the selected ministries is carried out by the secretary and other clerical staff. In carrying out the arduous task of information management, the office personnel, notably that secretary uses some equipment to facilitate the handling of information from manual to the highly electronic computerized technological, equipment.