Global Journal of Commerce & Management Perspective
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ISSN: 2319-7285

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Abstract

Information and Communication Technology and the Management of Educational Institution in Nigeria

Abdulkarim S. Ukashatu and Mohammed Musa W. Kirfi

The advent of information and communication technology towards the middle of 20th century and beyond has proven to be the driving force for globalization and therefore an effective tool for management. Managing education being a pivotal sector or bedrock for any meaningful development is required to be receptive to technological advancement and innovations. ICT has made a remarkable contribution in the delivery and access to knowledge and innovation. Using documentary (literature) as a source of intellectual strenght, the paper concludes that ICT in management of educational institution provides platform for among other very important organizational activities, formidable decision and management processes hence an educational institution that is ICT driven has greater tendency of having more effective and efficient management process. On the basis of the foregoing, this paper recommends for adoption of ICT by educational institutions in the interest of enhanced productivity and attainment of overall development goals within global standards and best practices contexts.

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