THE IMPACT OF THE “INTERNET ON SECRETARIAL PROFESSION
INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The whole universe include our country, are so much on the brink of this immense technology. It has gotten a far reaching effect on almost all human endeavour.
Most people understood what impact, the modern technology, (INTERNET) is playing to address the issue of performance on the secretarial profession in this new era.
Truly, most learned and talented scholars have commented so much on this topic. But the researchers of this project work, have tried to portray in a special way, the impact of the internet with regards to the performance of the secretarial profession.
The internet is a specific collaboration of independently managed networks that allow its users at disparate heterogeneous computer net works to communicate with each other across organization and geographical boundaries. Its main function in any social system may be identified as information, education, entertainers, integration, discussion and communication. Therefore, the internet as a super high way in collecting and accessing of information, has been arouse to perform all these immeasurable impact for the rest of the world.
To be precise, one cannot talk about information and access, without making regular reference to the information technologies and its convergence, that is the internet. This information and communication technologies are rapidly changing the ways are work and live, most especially with regards to the way the office is been handled. We see a world of networks that is bringing new opportunities and options to people at work, at home and on the more directly stating how our society live, work, play, learn and how the involves.
In secretarial profession, information and communication are the very essence, and that is what internet is all about. Information values are been derive from an entity whom data is assign to it, therefore, becomes a commodity and indeed the lifeblood of every activity that is performed in an organization.
Stressing more on the meaning of the internet and how it works, the April 10, 2002, issue of “Awake” magazine describe the internet as a global collection of many different types of computers and computer networks that are linked together. The question now is, how far can this form of inexhaustible, resource carry the users with special internet in the secretarial profession.
More over, in this profession, people who are more acquainted and conversant with the services that the personal computer renders, will no doubt, find the internet fascinating jobs made easy and enjoyable. And people who are financial incapacitated and are unable to acquire this precious super high way information gathers what risk are involved, whoa re supposed to use this inexhaustible resource?
The aim of this study is to know more in the impact of internet on information and communication in secretarial profession.