This project is to examine the “The Impact of Computer on Office Technology and Management”. This research was carried out using Osun State Polytechnic, Iree Department of Office Technology and Management HND II as the case study consisting twenty two (22) students. Research questions were formulated and the adoption of questionnaire was used in collecting data. Data collected were analyzed using simple mean method. It was discovered that computer have impact on office technology and management students in securing and maintaining good job. It was recommended that Office Technology and Management students must be trained on how to use computer.
1.0 Background of the Study
At this time, the advancement in office technology and management by computer had brought tremendous changes to the performance and development to office technology and management. Computer can also be seen as a means of transmitting man’s knowledge of specific scientific law with the help of his/her skills into concrete object or thought in order to bring out changes in the global world. A computer is a machine or tool which is capable of taking input data, storing the input data processing the input data to give output for human use.
Also, there are computers and other office machine, that brings about effectiveness and efficiency to the works and deities of office technology and management e.g. E-mail facilities, shedder, and global system for mobile communication (GSM) note counter e.g. . . .
Some office technology and management recently face drastic technology problem and changes revitalized their company. Computer makes their work more admirable and enjoyable keeping in contact with changes, the recommendation of computer has brought civilization to the input and output of office technology and management. To be candid, the invention of computer has replace may concept in office technology and management and it has wonderfully develop the system of reprographic process and increase production of work in today’s office technology and management.
Therefore, computer has made it very easy for office technology and management to develop rapidly as a result of its arrival today.
1.1 Statement of the Problem
Today we live in the computer age very little can be accomplished in this era without the use of computer. The use of computer on Office Technology and Management cannot be underestimated. A secretary trained with the antique manual typewriter may not be able to performed in the modern organization. That is why the researcher intend to discover what changes the introduction of the computer may bring into Office Technology and Management.
1.2 Significance of Study
The importance of this research work is to enlighten the management of organizations on the need for computer for the advancement of office technology and management and all the users of computers e.g the workers, students and the secretaries.
1.3 Purpose of the Study
To determine the suitable of computer for effective and efficient performance in office technology and management in terms of productivity.
To determine the availability and adequacy of computer in office technology and management in terms of training.
To know how computer has developed office technology and management in terms of career opportunity.
1.4 Research Questions
Does the computer have any significant impact on office technology and management in terms of productivity of work.
Does computer have any significant impact on effectiveness of office technology and management in terms of training in office technology and management?
Does computer contribute to office technology and management in terms of career opportunity.
1.6 Scope of Study
This research work is limited to the HND II Students of Office Technology and Management Department Osun State Polytechnic Iree.
1.7 Limitation of the Study
This research work was affected by shortage of funds, insufficient time and dearth of quality text books. However, in spite of these constraints, the research has been taken with sufficient thoroughness to ensure its validity.
1.8 Definition of Terms
Computer- This is an electronic machine use for storing, retrieving and processing of data
Fax- Facsimile is the method of transmitting information from one locality to another.
Printer- This is a device that print soft copies from the computer to hard copy
Internet- Is the shortened form of networking multiple computers together in a network service.
Flash Drive- This is an external memory device use in saving data
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