Management competencies assessment in selected apartelles and inns in Davao city, Philippines
Annie Fritce A, Aballe DBM
The main purpose of this study was to be able to understand the basic relationship of the managers’ profile with their managerial competence. The study used descriptive correlational method to assess the relationship of profile of managers’ and their competence in selected Apartelles and inns in Davao City. The tool used in the data gathering procedure was adapted from an existing standardized performance evaluation questionnaire. The subjects of this study were the managers of thirty four (34) selected Apartelles and Inns in Davao City, Philippines. Purposive sampling was employed in the selection of establishment as classified by the type of establishments. The hypothesis was tested at .05 level of significance which states that there is no significant relationship between the profile of managers and their managerial competence. Percentage, Weighted Mean and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (Pearson-r) were the statistical tools used in this study. Most of the managers had earned a degree in hospitality management and that majority of the managers had a one or more years of managerial experiences; Results of the study showed the managers had satisfactory: Human relation skills and decision making skills; but poor marketing skills. However, the overall mean was 2.61 which had a descriptive equivalent of satisfactory. This means that the manager exhibited satisfactory managerial character as evidenced by the ratings of the respondents. The qualifications and characteristics of an ideal manager was satisfactorily exhibited. Statistical analysis of the data revealed that educational qualification of managers and number of years in service are correlates of their managerial competence. Positively it could be stated that the overall results are directed towards effective managerial abilities to achieve progress in Apartelles and inns ventures.