A Structural Equation Model on Relationship Continuity of Construction Firms in Davao Region

International Research Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2023 by IRJEMS
Volume 2  Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2023
Authors : Romel B. Balucio, Gaudencio G. Abellanosa
irjems doi : 10.56472/25835238/IRJEMS-V2I1P116


Romel B. Balucio, Gaudencio G. Abellanosa. "A Structural Equation Model on Relationship Continuity of Construction Firms in Davao Region" International Research Journal of Economics and Management Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 113-118, 2023.


The primary purpose of this study was to come up with the best fit model for relationship continuity in the construction sector in Davao Region in the context of employee engagement, top management commitment, and service quality. This study employed a stratified random sampling technique in selecting a total of 430 full time employees in various departments. An adapted standardized survey questionnaire published in scholarly journals was utilized as a primary data gathering instrument. This research utilized a descriptive non-experimental research design utilizing correlational and structural equation modeling approach as method of analysis. Results showed that employee engagement, top management commitment, service quality, and relationship continuity is related with each other. Furthermore, the generated model provide a new concept in the context of relationship continuity in the construction sector which is reinforced by top management commitment with the retained indicators: quality vision, resource allocation, quality policies and quality leadership and the employee engagement as defined by the remaining indicators: emotional engagement, rational identification, compatibility, team orientation and motivation.


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