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Office Employability Competencies Needed by Business Education Graduates for Effective Job Performance in Modern Organisations in Nigeria

C A Oduma, C M Ile


This study was conducted to identify office employability competencies needed by business education graduates for effective job performance in business organizations in Nigeria. The study was a survey and was conducted by 134 Directors and Managers of parastatals and companies in the South-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria as respondents. A 34 item structured questionnaire was used. Out of 132 copies of the questionnaire distributed, 118 were retrieved and used for data analysis. Mean-scores and standard deviation were used in the analysis of data. The study revealed that amongst others that 10 of the core office employability competencies and 13 e-office employability competencies were accepted as critical to business education graduates. The study recommended amongst others cordial linkage between business education departments in tertiary institution and business organization to keep abreast of current technologies.

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