Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Management, Accounting and Business, ICEMAB 2018, 8-9 October 2018, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

The Impact of Personality on Employee Innovative Work Behavior: The Case of Convection of Clothing Firms In Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288731,
        author={Zulkifli Musannip Efendi Siregar and Suryana  Suryana and Eeng  Ahman and Syamsul Hadi Senen},
        title={The Impact of Personality on Employee Innovative Work Behavior: The Case of Convection of Clothing Firms In Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Management, Accounting and Business, ICEMAB 2018, 8-9 October 2018, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMAB},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={personality and innovative work behavior},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288731}
    }
    
  • Zulkifli Musannip Efendi Siregar
    Suryana Suryana
    Eeng Ahman
    Syamsul Hadi Senen
    Year: 2019
    The Impact of Personality on Employee Innovative Work Behavior: The Case of Convection of Clothing Firms In Indonesia
    ICEMAB
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2288731
Zulkifli Musannip Efendi Siregar1,*, Suryana Suryana1, Eeng Ahman1, Syamsul Hadi Senen1
  • 1: Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia
*Contact email: zulkiflimusannip@student.upi.edu

Abstract

This research aims to know the impact of personality on innovative work behavior of employee in convection firms perspective in Indonesia. The population were employees of the convection of clothing firms in Bandung Indonesia, the case of small and medium enterprises. About 260 questionnaires have been distributed, a total of 249 employees completed the survey questionnaires and returned the questionnaire. The data was analyzed by using Structural Equation Modeling. The results of the study show that personality positively and significantly influences on employee innovative work behavior of convection of clothing firms in Indonesia. The dimension of conscientiousness and agreeableness had the most influence in shaping the variable of personality, while the innovative work behavior of employees most shaped by the idea champion and idea implementation dimensions. If the firms want to recruit new employees, the big five personality traits become important factors that must be considered by the owners of the firms in Indonesia.