COMPUTERISATION FOR RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS IN NIGERIA PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE PROSPERITY

  • Dr. Peter O. O. Ottuh Delta State University, Abraka
  • Dr. Onos G. IDJAKPO Delta State University, Abraka
  • Anthony A. UVIEKOVO Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria
Keywords: Computer Literacy, Diffusion of Innovation, Faith-Based Groups, Nigerian Economy, Sustainable Development Goals, Techno, Nigerian Economy, Technology and Religion

Abstract

Management of religious organisations has developed to the point where technology systems are highly complicated and managerial concerns are ubiquitous. Religious organisations need to consider the supporting roles that modern technology, notably computers, plays for them. Since religious organisations continue to employ various technologies in their everyday operations worldwide, it is necessary to consider how they use them for sustainable development. In this article, we assess the use of computerised systems by religious organisations in Nigeria and the effect these systems had on their operational management approaches and services. Representatives from fifteen different religious organisations were chosen for the study in the Nigerian cities of Lagos, Asaba, Kaduna, and Lokoja. The research uses a phenomenological approach, and the results show that religious organisations must use computers in their management and social work to be more productive, keep better records, and promote sustainable prosperity.

Author Biographies

Dr. Peter O. O. Ottuh, Delta State University, Abraka

Peter O. O. OTTUH (PhD) is an Associate Professor of philosophy of religion with minor specialization in sociology of religion and ethics. He teaches in the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria.

Dr. Onos G. IDJAKPO , Delta State University, Abraka

Onos G. IDJAKPO (PhD) is an Associate Professor of philosophy with specialization in political and African philosophy. He teaches in the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria.

Anthony A. UVIEKOVO, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria

Anthony A. UVIEKOVO is a doctoral student and an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies

     and Philosophy, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria.

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Published
2022-09-30
How to Cite
Ottuh, P. O. O., IDJAKPO , O. G., & UVIEKOVO, A. A. (2022). COMPUTERISATION FOR RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS IN NIGERIA PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE PROSPERITY. Journal of Dharma, 47(3), 299-318. Retrieved from http://dvkjournals.in/index.php/jd/article/view/3767