Office of the Vice President dissatisfaction rating worsens – survey

By , on August 13, 2015

Vice President Jejomar Binay (Photo from Binay's official Facebook page)
Vice President Jejomar Binay (Photo from Binay’s official Facebook page)

MANILA – According to the latest Makati Business Club (MBC) Executive Outlook Survey, the Office of the Vice President (OVP) has been the worst performing government office, getting the lowest ranking.

The survey, which was conducted from July 6 to August 7 through fax and online surveys, asked several senior business executives about their views on how well 64 government agencies performed from July 2014 to July 2015.

The OVP got a net score of negative 76.3 with a high 88.1 dissatisfaction rating and a low 11.9 satisfaction rating. Last year, it ranked 33rd. This year, it placed 64th.

The Office of the President (OP), on the other hand, received a net score of positive 29 with a 65.5 satisfaction rating and a 35.5 dissatisfaction rating. It now ranked 27th from last year’s 36th.

Meanwhile, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and the Department of Tourism (DOT) emerged as the top three best performing agencies, receiving the highest net scores.

BSP has topped the list since 2011, being able to maintain the country’s financial stability for years. It got a net score of 90.8 with a 94.4 satisfaction rating and only a 4.6 dissatisfaction rating. PEZA and DOT received net scores of 84.5 and 81.1, respectively.

Making it to the top ten were the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Department of Finance (DOF), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Board of Investments (BOI) and the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

Out of the 64 government offices and agencies, 38 got positive net scores while 34 received negative net scores; with the OVP, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), Bureau of Customs (BOC), Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) landing in the bottom of the list.

The 2015 MBC Executive Outlook Survey had 64 corporations as respondents.