COMPETENCIES USEFUL TO BUSINESS EDUCATORS FOR EFFECTIVENESS IN ICT RELATED BUSINESSES IN OLAMABORO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE

Ammeh Daniel Salifu

Abstract


This study focused on competencies useful to business educators for effectiveness in ICT related businesses in Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State. There was one research question in carrying out the study. The population for the study comprised 134 business educators drawn from conventional secondary schools and UBE Junior Secondary Schools where business educators teach business subjects. The researcher used a structured questionnaire to elicit information from the respondents. The questionnaire contained 21 items carefully designed to provide answers to the research question. A 4-point rating scalewas used to score the responses of the respondents with 2.50 set as the boundary limit. The data collected was analyzed with the use of mean (X) statistical tool. All the items that had mean ratings of 2.50 and above were considered useful while those with mean ratings of below 2.50 were considered not useful to business educators for effectiveness in ICT related businesses in the study area. The result was shown in a single table of findings. Results further indicate that business educators' knowledge of business plan designs, business SWOT Assessment, ability to identify close competitors, ability to provide customers' needs among others were accepted as competences useful to business educators for effectiveness in ICT related businesses in Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State. The researcher recommended that business educators wishing to be effective in ICT related businesses should take their good time to study their business environment as well as the psychology of the customers.

Full Text:

PDF

References


Adekambi,O. A. (2017). Secretarial administration tomorrow. Workshorpvproceedings of National Association of Secretarial Staff. Lagos: NAPSSON publications.

Anigbogu, S. O. (2011). Computer application and operations. Awka: Optimum Press.

Asika,N.2017).Research methodologies in behavioural sciences. Lagos:Longman Nig. Plc.

Balogun, F. A. (2012). Integrating information technology with business education.Business Education Book of Readings 1(1), 232-241.David-Newton, H. C. (2010). Protecting office information, computer and data security. Journal of Education for Business. 61(1), 20-27.

Doswell, A. (2018). Office Automation: context, experience and future.New York.John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Etonyeaku, E. A. C. (2019). Office operation skills perceived necessary for office information systems by secretaries. Business Education Journal. 2(1),131-139.

Hisk, D. (2015).The practice of competency modeling, personnel psychology. Retrieved October 12, 2014, from www.cpass.umontreal.ca/./incompetency-based learning 2010-07-09

Jerry, R. T. and Jack, K. N. (1985). Research methods in physical activity. Chicago:Human Kinetics Campaign.

Kotler, P. (2012). Marketing management.Singapore: Pearson Education Ltd.

Kotler, P. and Keller, N. (2019). Competences of marketing. Singapore: Pearson Educational Ltd.Menzies, H. C. (2019). The secretary in the automated office.Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Nwanna, O. C. (2015). An introduction to research in education. Lagos: Heinemann.

Nwogwugwu, P. O. (2018). The need for new office skills and competencies for secretaries working in the 21st century office. Business Education Journal, 3(5), 113-199.

Nwosu, B. O. and Isu, C. O. (2010). Word processing competencies used by secretaries in selected offices in Imo and Abia States. Business Education Journal, 3(4), 40-46.

Olaitan, S. O. and Nwoke, E. (2018). Practical research methods in education. Onitsha: Summer Educational Publishers Ltd.

Uzoagulu, A. E.(2018). Practical guide to writing research project reports in tertiary institutions. Enugu: John Jacobs Classical Publishers Ltd


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright © 2018 -2019.  The Nigerian Journal of Business Education (NIGJBED) All Rights Reserved. ISSN: 2408-4816.

Powered by Myrasoft Systems Ltd. (Phone Number: +234(0)8062926794)