University of Bohol Employees Work Engagement: Measuring Workplace Productivity

MARILOU V. FUDALAN, EMMANUEL ROD V. FUDALAN

Abstract


Theories on work engagement posited that engaged employees are physically, cognitively, and emotionally driven to attain the organizational goals. Thus, they produce high levels of workplace productivity. Workplace productivity indexes serve as a parameter that measures how satisfactorily employees are doing and what motivates them to achieve higher goals and higher levels of efficiency and effectiveness. This study aimed to determine the level of work engagement of the human capital of the university as measured by workplace productivity. A quantitative-descriptive method with the use of the Workplace Productivity Snapshot Tool was utilized in the conduct of the research. The data collected were analyzed and interpreted using simple percentage, weighted mean, one-way Analysis of Variance. Results showed that the UB employees were highly productive in building leadership and management capability, organizing work, networking, and collaboration and measuring what matters. However, they are moderately productive in creating productive workplace cultures, encouraging innovation, and the use of technology and investing in people and skills. Workplace Productive Snapshot Tool yielded moderately productive as those needing continuing feedback, monitoring, and evaluation to keep up with individual and environmental challenges. Based on the salient findings, it is elemental to determine the learning and development needs. Such will enable the employee to improve performance and achieve higher workplace productivity continually.

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