Author: Ramel P. Cael
Institution: Department of Education, Region IX – Zamboanga Peninsula
Year of publication: 2021
Source: Show
Pages: 27-37
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/tner.21.63.1.02
PDF: tner/202101/tner6302.pdf

This study explored the links between health and well-being to the grit of DepEd Regional Office IX employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 75 employees participated in this descriptive correlational research through an online and offline self-report questionnaire. The data analysis utilized multiple linear regression to determine grit’s predictors from the mental health continuum of emotional, psychological, and social well-being. The study showed that health and well-being factors positively correlated with employees’ grit. Moreover, the results revealed that the employees’ psychological and social well-being were significant predictors of grit while emotional well-being did not significantly predict employees’ grit. These research outcomes affirm that if the workers are psychologically and socially healthy, they tend to perform better. These outcomes suggest that workplace measures should be in place to promote workers’ health and well-being for them to fulfill their job effectively and efficiently.

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