Principal Factors Analysis of IS Survey

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a partial principal factor of the IS Survey conducted by the IS Department of De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde

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Principal Factors Analysis of IS Survey

  1. 1. Principal Factor Analysis of IS-Survey By Paul Pajo
  2. 2. Details of IS Survey <ul><li>Research initiated by Ms. Menchu Cueto, Chairperson of the IS Department of De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde </li></ul><ul><li>Given to first batch of IS graduates for SY 2008-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>N=30; male=27; female=3 </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 19-21 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Survey is composed of <ul><li>Factors why they entered IS program </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness of DLS-CSB policies </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfaction over aspects of IS program </li></ul><ul><li>Program Implentors’ perceived competency </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty’s perceived competency </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived Student’s Developed Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived Relevance of Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived Attained Objectives </li></ul>
  4. 4. PFA (first pass) <ul><li>PFA on perceived Student’s developed skills and </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived attained objective </li></ul><ul><li>Why? The scales are the same: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(5) Developed/Attained to a very great extent (VGE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(4) Developed/Attained to a great extent (GE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(3) Developed/Attained to a moderate extent (ME) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2) Developed/Attained to a slight extent (SE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(1) Developed/Attained to a very slight extent (VSE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(0) Not Applicable or no sufficient information to respond (NA) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 21 factors on perceived Student’s developed skills <ul><li>IT Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Design </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Development </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Org Behavior Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Achievement-Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Delegating </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Futuring </li></ul><ul><li>Group Process </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-solving </li></ul><ul><li>Business Writing </li></ul>
  6. 6. 6 factors on perceived attained Objectives <ul><li>Attained practical and theoretical knowledge of the utilization of IT in an enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Positive contribution to the development of the Philippine ICT industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Well rounded CSR Benildean IT professional </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships via academic linkages </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to social improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciation of diversity </li></ul>
  7. 7. Correlation Matrix
  8. 8. Scree Plot (3 factors!)
  9. 9. Unrotated Factor Loading
  10. 10. Eigenvalues Explained Variance
  11. 11. Varimax Rotation Raw <ul><li>Factor 1 is dominated by items that measure organizational communication </li></ul><ul><li>Factor 2 is dominated by items that measure ICT external relations & diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Factor 3 is dominated by items that impact Project Management </li></ul>
  12. 12. New Survey Form reduces they 27 items to 13 <ul><li>Factor 1 items will be 8 items on the Perceived Developed Student’s skills related to Organizational Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Factor 2 items on the Attained Objectives will be 3 items </li></ul><ul><li>Factor 3 items will be 2 items on the Perceived developed Student’s skills focusing on Project Management + Financial Analysis </li></ul>

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