The Microfilming Functions Used by the Secretaries in Managing Office Records in Government Establishments in Anambra State, Nigeria
Education Journal
Volume 4, Issue 6-1, December 2015, Pages: 15-18
Received: Sep. 14, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 8, 2015; Published: Dec. 14, 2015
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Oguejiofor Chinwe Sussan, Department of Business Education, Madonna University, Livonia, USA
Ile Chika Madu, Department of Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
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Abstract
This study determined the microfilming functions used by the secretaries in managing office records in government establishments in Anambra State, Nigeria.The population was 298 secretaries.Structured questionnaire was used.The instrument was validated by three experts.Its internal consistency was determined using Cronbach Alpha and the result was high reliability coefficient of 0.61.Data collected were analysed using mean and standard deviation, while t-test was used to test the null hypothesis.The findings showed that secretaries used most of the micro-filming functions identified by this study.Based on the findings, it was recommended amongst others that the training institutions should ensure that they instruct trainee secretaries on the skills needed to manage records effectively and efficiently in offices.Such skills should also be incorporated into the office technology and management curriculum.
Keywords
Microfilming, Functions, Secretaries, Office Records
To cite this article
Oguejiofor Chinwe Sussan, Ile Chika Madu, The Microfilming Functions Used by the Secretaries in Managing Office Records in Government Establishments in Anambra State, Nigeria, Education Journal. Special Issue: New Dimensions in Vocational Business Education Teaching and Learning. Vol. 4, No. 6-1, 2015, pp. 15-18. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.s.2015040601.13
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