The topic of this research is the contributions of modern office equipment. In the advancement of secretarial profession. The study was restricted to Anammco and Emenite Plc. Emene, near Enugu Urban.
To conduct the study, questionnaire structured in two phases was used as the instrument for collecting data.
The instrument was validated by the use of pilot test and test â€“re-test method.
Phase a of the questionnaire contain personal data of the respondents while phase B contained the main questionnaire items used in eliciting the major response upon which decision were based in the research.
The population consist all the secretaries in Anammco plc and Emenite Ltd. Emene. They are 200 in number out of the population, a sample of 90 secretaries were randomly selected.
After the analysis, which were presented in tables with percentage scores, the following findings were made.
-Secretaries in Anammco and Emenite plc use modern office equipment like computer, teleprompter and telephone answering machine and E- mail.
-These secretaries do not encounter problems in the usage of such office equipment.
-Modern office equipment contributes very significantly in increasing the secretaries efficiently and effectiveness.
-Secretaries derive huge amount of Joy in using modern office equipment.
After the findings, the following recommendations were made:
-Modern office equipment should replace the old one since the modern ones enhance efficiency of secretaries.
-The challenges posed by the equipment to secretaries can be challenged by the secretaries if they put more effort in their duties which do not really require office equipment so as to make their place in the business industry indispensable.
-The management of the organization should try to procure this office equipment for Secretaries Job efficiency.
-As a result of difficulties in manipulating these equipment. Secretaries should be sent for further training.
-Organization should procure power generators to ensure that they are always functional.
-Finally, the researcher suggested that further studies could be undertaken on the place of the secretary in the success of business organization in general.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Table of content
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of problem
1.3 Purpose of study
1.4 Significance of study
1.5 Delimitation of the study
1.6 Assumption of the study
1.7 Research questions
1.8 Definition of terms
2.1 The contributions of modern office equipment to the secretaryâ€™s job efficiency
2.2 Classification of modern office equipment
2.3 Duties of a secretary
2.4 Problem secretaries encounter in the use of modern office equipment
3.1 Design of the study
3.2 Source of data
3.3 Area of the study
3.4 Population of the study
3.5 Sample and sampling technique
3.6 Instrument used for coveting data
3.7 Method of administration and collection data
3.8 Method of data analysis
3.9 Validity of research instrument
Presentation and analysis of data
Discussion of findings, summary, recommendations and conclusion41
5.1 discussions of findings
5.2 Summary of findings
5.5 Limitation of study
5.6 Suggestion for further study