Self-Efficacy of Hotel Industry Personnel to Disaster in Dumaguete City, Philippines
Keywords:Keywords: descriptive study, self-efficacy, disaster, hotel industry, Dumaguete City
Self-efficacy in terms of a person’s belief in his capability to come up with courses of action which when implemented will result in the attainment of desired outcomes. This study tries to explore the self-efficacy of hotel personnel to disaster in Dumaguete City, Philippines using a descriptive survey. A total of 167 respondents answered the survey questionnaire; 27 respondents are the top management and 140 are rank and file personnel, they were chosen through systematic random sampling. The result shows that the respondents had no emergency management experience but apparently, there is an existence of an emergency management plan in their organization. It reveals that most of the respondent’s self-efficacy belief in their preparedness for a disaster is very satisfactory. The respondents have confidence in their capabilities to act on their preparedness before, during, and after the disaster. That is, those respondents who have a higher level of self-efficacy are more likely to prepare for disasters and believe that they will respond effectively in a disaster situation.
Keywords: descriptive study, self-efficacy, disaster, hotel industry, Dumaguete City