THE PERFORMANCE LEVEL OF THE READY RESERVE BATTALION IN THE PROVINCE OF LAGUNAJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-17
Authors : Evelyn L. Balaoro Ed. D.;
Page : 882-893
Keywords : Performance Level Ready Reserve Battalion Volunteer Recognition Commissioned Officer;
This study attempted to determine the factors affecting the performance level of volunteers of the Ready Reserve Battalion in the province of Laguna. Specifically, this study sought to answer the following questions: (1) What is the professional profile of the Ready Reserve Battalion in Laguna as to: 1.1. Educational qualification 1.2 Field of specialization in the Reserve Force 1.3 Length of Service in the Reserve Force 1.4 Job assignment 1.5 Seminars and Training Attended 1.6 Status of work? (2) What are the status of work values of the Laguna Ready Reserve Battalion in the province of Laguna in the following areas of consideration: 2.1 Job satisfaction 2.2 Job involvement 2.3 Love of work? (3.) What is the performance level of the military and civilian activities in terms of: (3.1) Recognition 3.2 Promotion 3.3 Awards? (4) Is there a significant difference between the performance of the volunteers in their civilian and military activities based on the following variables: 4.1 Recognition 4.2 Promotion 4.3 Awards? (5) Do the professional profile of the status of work values of the Laguna Ready Reserve Battalion significantly affect their performance? This study utilized a descriptive method wherein the questionnaires were used as the main instrument analysed the factors affecting the services and performance level of the (20) Commissioned and Non-Commissioned Officers and one hundred twenty five (125) enlisted personnel of the Laguna Ready Reserve Battalion. To answer statistically the cited problems, percentage, weighted mean and the chi-square test were employed. The study revealed the foregoing findings: most members of the Ready Reserve Force were college graduates as reflected by the frequency of 62 equivalent to 44 percent. The frequency of 19 or 13.1 percent indicates that most of them were in the field of Company Headquarters most them have been in the service for 11 to 15 indicating that most of them are senior officers with a frequency of 55 equivalent to 37 percent. The average mean of 3.14 revealed that members of the reserve force would Seldom do their respective job assignments. Most of them have attended the seminars and trainings 12 to 15 times which showed that they have been well-trained in the community operation and extension works with a frequency of 76 or 53 as percentage. The findings clearly showed that most of the Laguna Ready Reserve battalion have permanent work with a frequency of 73 equivalent to 51 percent. The mean level of the job satisfaction of the Laguna Ready Reserve Battalion was 1.81. with a corresponding to moderately satisfied remarks due to the following: the place of work, earnings, job security, type of work, number of working hours, working conditions and distance of work. The average mean of 3.25 obtained for the involvement of the Laguna Reserve Force corresponded to the remarks of Agree. The average mean of 2.89 obtained for the love of work was equivalent to the remarks Seldom. The Laguna Ready Reserve included in this study received recognitions 12 to 15 times with the frequency of 57 or 40 percent seventy three (73) or 50 percent were promoted to higher positions forty nine or 33 percent have received awards in one (1) to tree (3) times. The computed t-value of 3.82 is greater than p-value of.000, likewise, the t-value of .82 is also greater than the p-value =.421 which indicated that recognition and awards received by the civilian and military activities had significant difference at .05 level of significance. The average t-values of 3.112, 10.678 and 6.474 are greater than the p-value of .774. and .0532 respectively which simply imply that the professional profile as to educational qualification, field of specialization, length of service, job assignment, seminars and trainings attended and working had significant effect on the performance level of the Laguna Ready Reserve Force as to recognition, promotion and awards.
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