INTRODUCTION TO PC'S FOR THE MANAGER
A. Objectives Day 1
B. Start with Idealistic/Futuristic picture and settle into a more
practical computer environment
C. Types of office interaction
D. Get into groups of four and come up with 3 or 4 ideas on
1. What are the categories/levels of workers in your office
2. What are the activities of each?
3. What are the essential purposes of each?
Levels/Categories of workers
Recording business transactions
Unproductive/Less productive time
High level managers photocopying
People chattering idly
Wasting time because of poor travel planning
Playing "telephone tag"
Essentially (Activities include)
Office Automation increases productivity by Creating Decision managers (software)
Speed up processing/communicating
Think tank (software)
Most known/popular use of computers
Eliminates redundant tasks
Incredible time saver
Most popular/expanding aspect today
Most important part of job
Creativity in technology is amazing
What are five different ways we receive information/communications?
Text - Newspapers/documents
Voice - Phone - radio
Video - T.V. - tapes
Imagery - Pictures - diagrams
Data - Numbers - computer output