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Modern Office Technology & Administration

Fully revised edition of this popular and well-established textbook, which reflects the requirements of the Level 5 modules Information and Administration [5N1389] and Reception and Frontline Office Skills [5N1407].



Unit 1: The Business Working Environment

  • Presents the various legal structures for companies and defines departmental functions within a business.
  • Includes updates to employment, health and safety, and data protection legislation to reflect new EU directives.


Unit 2: Receptionist and Office Administrator Duties

  • Outlines developments in switchboard technology, shared electronic diaries and Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 calendar and task modules.
  • Details recent developments in financial transaction activities.
  • Includes adjustments to payroll calculations and business transactions.


Unit 3: Information Technology Infrastructure

  • Reflects developments in computer hardware and office software – MS Office Professional 2013, database methods, web security issues and viruses.
  • Introduces cloud computing and social computing.


Unit 4: Postal, Electronic and Mobile Communication

  • Presents updates on postal services, charges and online business solutions.
  • Reflects changes in the Microsoft Outlook 2013 email system and advances in mobile communications.


Unit 5: Filing and Retrieving Information

  • Outlines developments in Electronic Document Management (EDM) and security of files through encryption.


Written For:

Information and Administration Level 5 module [5N1389], as part of:

  • Office Administration 5M1997
  • Information Processing 5M2067
  • Marketing 5M2069
  • Business Studies 5M2102
  • Business Administration 5M2468
  • Health Service Skills 5M3782

Reception and Frontline Office Skills Level 5 module [5N1407], as part of:

  • Office Administration 5M1997
  • Hospitality Operations 5M2083
  • Business Administration 5M2468
  • Community Health Services 5M4468
  • Tourism with Business 5M5011

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Publication Date

March 2014




Paperback, 280 pages

Country of Origin



Gill Education


245 x 171 mm


By Joan Gallagher and Siobhán Creedon

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Joan Gallagher, BComm, DipEd, Dip Information Systems, MSc Computer Applications for Ed, is Head of the Creative Multimedia Department and teaches Information Technology, Business Studies and Web Design/Development at Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI).

Siobhán Creedon, BBS, DipEd (Business), lectures in Information Technology, Text Processing, Business Communications and Organisation Studies Education Practice. She is the FETAC co-ordinator in the Creative Media and Computing Department at the Institute of Technology, Tralee.

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