Determinants of Work-Performance of Contract-of-Service Employees in Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades (ASSAT)

  • Myrrh Jade M. Divinagracia-Solidor
  • Rosario B. Heria


The purpose of this study is to determine the status of the contract-of-service (COS) employees of Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades in the following job-related factors: motivation, job insecurity, perceived employability, and perceived stress. In addition, it also tested the performance of the COS employees in terms of productivity and commitment. Furthermore, it aimed to investigate the correlation between the job-related factors and performance. Subsequently, the effect of these variables on performance was determined through regression analysis. The data revealed that ASSAT COS employees have high motivation, moderate job insecurity, high perceived employability, moderate perceived stress, moderate productivity, and high commitment. It further implies that motivation has a positive significant correlation with productivity and commitment. Job insecurity and perceived stress, on the other hand, have negative significant correlations with productivity and commitment. However, perceived employability was found to have no significant correlation with performance. Lastly, regression analysis shows that only motivation affects commitment, and only perceived stress has a substantial impact on productivity.


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DIVINAGRACIA-SOLIDOR, Myrrh Jade M.; HERIA, Rosario B.. Determinants of Work-Performance of Contract-of-Service Employees in Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades (ASSAT). Asian Journal of Research in Business and Management, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 191-204, mar. 2023. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 sep. 2023.