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The Challenges of Word Processing to Secretaries in Some Elected Financial Institutions

The Challenges of Word Processing to Secretaries in Some Elected Financial Institutions in Enugu State

The Oxford advanced Learners dictionary “Hornby A.S. (1946) defined word processor as a device with a typewriter keyboard that records typed works and diagram and displays them on a visual display unit for correction and printing. Shelley (1983) noted that “A word processor performs the activities of correction of existing text, deletion of unwanted text, addition of new text and movement of text from one place to another without having to retype text which does not need to be altered.

The word processors are extension of automated typewriters that supply computer technology top the typing process. Using a word processing system, a typist type her text using a conventional or modern keyboard. The input is displayed on a visual monitor of the visual display unit (VDU) for her to examine and if necessary edit content or format. [Read more…]

The Causes of Poor Performance of Students in Shorthand

A Survey of the Causes of Poor Performance of Students in Shorthand in Department of Secretarial Studies, I.M.T, Enugu.

Many attempts have been made to identify the problems encountered by shorthand students, and also to pinpoint those factors that facilitate or hinder learning in general and the study of shorthand in particular.  Student sees the course as a difficult subject.

This chapter will however, attempt to identify the salient causes of students mass failure in shorthand from the individual opinions and reasons advanced by previous writers on subject. [Read more…]

The Role of Effective Communication in the Performance and Productivity of a Secretary

The Role of Effective Communication in the Performance and Productivity of a Secretary (A Case Study Of Enugu State Ministry Of Finance)

In this chapter, the researcher will make an attempt to look at the works of various authors and authorities on the subject matter of this project. So that she will have an in-depth knowledge to enable her achieve the objective of the study. “A chameleon of a word changing the color of its meaning with a change of a speaker more than most”

for instance the military historian thinks of an army’s lines of communication, the sociologist of newspapers and broadcasting thinks of their, civil engineer thinks of road of railway, the secretary thinks of words, letters, people equipment and papers.

She thinks of a common elements in these varied meanings, the idea of connection between people. In other words message passing in an wider sense, refers to the act of messages passing the channel along with the message passed on to the message itself. [Read more…]

The Effect of Industrial Work Experience on Student in Tertiary Institution

The Effect of Industrial Work Experience on Student in Tertiary Institution in Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State

In order to carry out this research work effectively, investigations were made into related works done on this topic.  Although not much has been written on the topic.However, there are related works done by some indigenous and foreign authors that fairly related to this problem.

The information gathered are grouped into following headings:-

  1. Students industrial work experience scheme as a means of practical job training.
  2. providing manpower through SIWES.
  3. SIWES and students experiences of practical knowledge in the use and maintenance of machines and equipment.

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Impact of Working Conditions on Performance of Professional Secretaries

Impact of Working Conditions on Performance of Professional Secretaries (A Case Study Of Anamco Emene, Enugu)

2.1     FACTORS AFFECTING WORK PERFORMANCE

          According to Ekpo (1992), no formed organization can achieve its goals and objectives with its human resources or personnel.  He further stated that even when the material resources exists in abundance, people must be there to use the material resources judiciously so as to realize the goals and objectives of the organisation.

According to Miller and (Brewer (1976)< numerous factors relating directly to the person, the work environment of the outside culture can lead to sub-standard performance.  Campbell and Associates (1970) remarked that there is no way the factors affecting the work performance of a worker can be discussed without mentioning the value a person places in a particular outcome; that is consequence of an action such as a reward or punishment. [Read more…]

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