ENHANCING WORKSHOP ORGANIZATIONAL TECHNIQUE ADOPTED BY ELECTRONIC TECHNICIANS IN THE INFORMAL SECTOR

Raymond Ikechukwu Onuoha

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Electronics technicians have are not utilizing the workshop organizational techniques effectively for operating their workshop activities in the informal sector. This has created source of worries whereby this ineffectiveness have created lots of confusion, and  inability to carry out repairs on electronic appliances, which made electronic workshops to become house of junks for unrepaired equipment. The instrument made up of 75 items structured questionnaire was used to collect data from 312 electronics technicians in Imo State was based on four research questions and four null hypotheses formulated to guide to study. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while t-test statistics was employed to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study revealed that, the techniques in the electronic workshop organization which include: personnel control, safety measures, storage systems and inventory control systems were not practiced by most of the electronic technicians in the organization of electronic workshops. It was recommended among other things that appropriate practice of safety measures, constant use of safety goggle and magnifying glass be adopted to ensure protection of the eyes. Electronic technicians should organize seminars and workshops so as to constantly update their workshop organizational techniques.

 

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enhance, electronics, technicians, work shop organizational techniques, informal sector

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