LOCAL GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL INTERPERSONAL COMPETENCE AND SOCIAL SKILLSJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2019-07-05
Authors : Joey S. Dela Cruz.;
Page : 1027-1033
Keywords : interpersonal competence; social skills; local government unit; public; management.;
The level of job interpersonal competence and social skills among local government personnel in the Municipality of Sara, Philippines during the year 2016-2017 as affected by the competence factors with initiating relationships, disclosing personal information, asserting displeasure with others, providing emotional support and advice, and managing interpersonal conflict and the skills factors with emotional expressivity, emotional sensitivity, emotional control, social expressivity, social sensitivity, social control, and social manipulation were determined. Employees perceived a very high level of interpersonal competence from competence factors. Managing interpersonal conflict gave the highest level of interpersonal competence while asserting disclosure with others gave the least competence. Analysis of variance however showed no significant difference among the levels of competence. The skills factors gave the high level of social skills to the employees. Emotional expressivity gave the highest level of skills while the social expressivity gave the least skill of the respondents. Analysis of variance on the data showed that there was no significant difference on the effect of the skills factors tested to the social skills of the employees. Positive correlation between interpersonal competence and social skills was found.
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