This investigation focused on the impact of secretaries’ employability on saleable entrepreneurial skills. Secretaries were the population being studied. The subjects of the study were the secretaries of New Nigeria Bank Plc. in Ogun. The goal of the study was to determine how successfully managing their time might help secretaries perform better at work and contribute more to the accomplishment of corporate goals. The study of the data obtained led to the conclusion that secretaries’ failure to properly and efficiently manage their time results in subpar performance at work. Based on the findings of this study, it was advised that secretaries avoid anything that could cause them to waste time at work in order to do their duties more successfully and help the firm achieve its objectives.
1.1 Background of The Study
Every organization places a great value on time. A secretary who doesn’t keep track of time won’t be effective in the workplace. In order to accomplish the objectives set forth by the business, the secretary must be able to effectively manage both her own and her boss’s time.
Time is the only resource that is unprejudiced, available to everyone in an equal amount, doesn’t cost us any money, and is entirely at our disposal. We are unable to save it, plan our expenditures with it, never have enough of it, and cannot get it back once we have used it. On the other hand, it has been noted that time wastage is the main reason for the secretary’s subpar performance at work. Good secretaries are capable of managing both their own affairs and those of others. According to Bennett (1989), time is the mysterious foundation of everything.
There are numerous definitions of time. We occasionally hear people on a day of 24 hours claim that the day is too sluggish, while others say that it is fast. Even one year can be deemed either too lengthy or too short. Time is money, as the adage goes. It is always crucial that time be used well or controlled effectively.
In order to satisfy the boss’s objectives and provide better results at work, an effective secretary prioritizes her day’s tasks.
Time waters are ineffective methods for conducting chores that must be done, according to Aromolaran (2000). He continued by saying that office workers who waste time are likewise considered to have vices that prohibit them from achieving their goals at the right time.
A excellent secretary should be able to complete the work without supervision and always accept duties without complaining.
According to Akinola (1999), a secretary is “a very significant person in a company,” and their contributions can either improve or negatively impact an organization’s efficiency and effectiveness.
1.2 Statement of The Problem
During her conversations with a few secretaries, the researcher learned that many of them leave their offices quite late due to a tremendous workload, which yet extends into the following working day.
This issue developed as a result of some secretaries’ incapacity to organize their tasks according to importance. This discovery necessitated an investigation of the roles secretaries play in enhancing their job performance and accomplishing the organizationally set goals and objectives.
Due to job pressure, some secretaries will occasionally skip lunch. Some secretaries manage their time well despite having a busy schedule and accomplish the necessary goals.
The goal of this study was to ascertain how employability of secretaries at New Nigeria Bank Plc in Ogun was impacted by saleable entrepreneurial skills. This issue developed as a result of some secretaries’ incapacity to organize their tasks according to importance. This finding prompted the need to investigate the roles played by secretaries in enhancing their job performance and accomplishing the aims and objectives of the organization.
Because of work, some secretaries occasionally skip lunch. Even with a busy schedule, some secretaries are able to effectively manage their time and reach the desired goal. The goal of this study was to ascertain how employability of secretaries at New Nigerian Bank Plc in Ogun was impacted by saleable entrepreneurial skills.
1.3 Purpose of The Study
The goal of this study is to evaluate the impact of saleable entrepreneurship on secretaries’ contributions to an organization. The researcher wants to know how secretaries may successfully manage their time in order to achieve organizational goals and objectives. In order to accomplish deadlines and objectives, secretaries must develop good time management skills. Both their own and their bosses’ schedules should be appropriately scheduled by secretaries. The researcher also plans to look into the organizational reasons that lead to time wastage and to pinpoint the elements that will enable secretaries to succeed as saleable entrepreneurs. Most crucial, to offer suggestions for how to make things better.
1.4 Objectives of the Study
- To find out the awareness of Saleable entrepreneurial skills among
- To examine the effectiveness of Entrepreneurial skills in service delivery in the banking sector by secretaries.
- To know if Saleable entrepreneurial can ensure timely completion of assigned duties in the banking sector.
- To describe challenges facing secretaries in the new Nigerian bank PLC in Saleable entrepreneurial.
1.5 Research Questions
- Are the secretaries aware about Saleable entrepreneurial skills?
- What is the effectiveness of Entrepreneurial skills in service delivery in the banking sector?
- What are the effects of Entrepreneurial skills in ensuring timely completion of assigned duties by secretaries?
- What are the challenges facing secretaries in the new Nigeria bank PLC in Saleable entrepreneurial?
1.6 Significance of the Study
Secretaries in both the public and private sectors, businessmen in general, administrators, and high government employees involved in one way or another should all take note of this study. The ability to spend their time more wisely will enable secretaries to be successfully and efficiently programmed toward attaining the organizational established goals and objectives, giving them a sense of accomplishment in their chosen sector.
The insights gained from this study will improve secretaries’ job performance and their understanding of good time management, which will help them waste less time. Given the adage that time is money, the study has been of utmost significance to New Nigerian Bank Plc’s management and staff.
It is always crucial that time be used well or controlled effectively.
An effective secretary schedules her day’s work according to priority in order to satisfy the boss’s objectives and produce more at work.
Time wasters are ineffective ways of conducting necessary duties, according to Aromolaran (2000).
He continued by saying that time wasters are also thought of as vices that stop office workers from achieving desired goals at the right time.
A good secretary should be able to complete the work without supervision and always accept duties without complaining.
According to Akinola (1999), a secretary is “a very significant person in an organization,” and their contributions can either improve or degrade an organization’s efficiency and effectiveness.
Secretaries in both the public and private sectors, businessmen in general, administrators, and high government employees involved in one way or another should all take note of this study. It will be very beneficial to secretaries in that it will teach them how to manage their time wisely so that they may be successfully and efficiently programmed toward attaining the organizational set goals and objectives and, as a result, feel successful in their chosen sector.
The insights gained from this study will improve secretaries’ job performance and their understanding of good time management, which will help them waste less time. The analysis will undoubtedly be extremely valuable to New Nigerian Bank Plc’s management and personnel.
1.7 Scope of the Research
The study’s focus was only on entrepreneurship and how it impacts secretaries’ performance at the new Nigerian bank PLC in Ogun state. The final copy of the study was completed in around 3 months, from May to July 2023. 90 persons made up the study’s population, and management and secretaries made up the sample of 50 people.
1.8 Limitation of the Study
The researcher herself provided the funding for this study, which was carried out during business hours. Therefore, it had to deal with time and money restrictions. financial limitations for field research and accommodations. The study was started in the morning because the secretaries and management of the new Nigerian bank PLC, Ogun had a lot of things to complete and had little time to devote to my study. Due to these two limitations, just one public organization was the subject of the study, which means that generalizing the study’s conclusions to other public organizations may not produce complete results.[email protected]
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