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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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A Causal Model On Organizational Resilience Of Municipal Governments Of Davao Del Norte In The New Normal

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Ronel Geraldizo Dagohoy



COVID-19, Municipal Governments, New Normal, Organizational Resilience, Structural Equation Modeling



In this time of adversities brought by the pandemic COVID-19, municipal governments face financial, social, and organizational challenges. That if not addressed effectively, it might hamper the delivery of public services. This research was conducted with the foremost aim of generating the best fit model for municipal governments' organizational resilience. Specifically, it explores the interrelationship among variables, including public leadership, job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and organizational resilience. This study utilized quantitative, descriptive-correlational research design, and structural equation modeling. Data were sourced from 240 rank and file, permanent plantilla employees of the eight municipal governments in the Province of Davao del Norte utilizing an adapted questionnaire. The result revealed that all the exogenous variables of this study are positively and significantly correlated to the endogenous variable, which is the organizational resilience. Besides, a test of influence was conducted; the result revealed that all the endogenous variables are significantly influencing the organizational resilience. Moreover, the best fit model for organizational resilience was generated; this model met the goodness of fit measures' requirements. The best fit model for organizational resilience demonstrates the direct effect of public leadership and job satisfaction on organizational resilience. Also, it is observed that there is a correlation between the exogenous variables, public leadership, and job satisfaction. Hence, in establishing municipal governments' organizational resilience, the association between public leadership and job satisfaction should be fundamentally considered.



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