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 Role of Competence and Leadership Style in Improving Employee Performance: Characteristics of Personality as Moderation Variables

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2289251,
        author={Wahda  Wahda and Insany Fitri Nurqamar and Fahrina  Mustafa and Wardhani  Hakim and Andi  Reni},
        title={The Role of Competence and Leadership Style in Improving Employee Performance: Characteristics of Personality as Moderation Variables},
        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={11},
        keywords={competency characteristics of personality leadership style and employee performance},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2289251}
    }
    
  • Wahda Wahda
    Insany Fitri Nurqamar
    Fahrina Mustafa
    Wardhani Hakim
    Andi Reni
    Year: 2019
    The Role of Competence and Leadership Style in Improving Employee Performance: Characteristics of Personality as Moderation Variables
    ICEMAB
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-10-2018.2289251
Wahda Wahda1,*, Insany Fitri Nurqamar1, Fahrina Mustafa1, Wardhani Hakim1, Andi Reni1
  • 1: Management Department, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia
*Contact email: iwarasjid@gmail.com

Abstract

The most crucial asset in the organization is human resources. The contribution of their work will greatly determine the success or failure of an organization in achieving its goals. Therefore, understanding of improved performance is a key strategy for organization success. This study aims to analyze the influence of competence and leadership style on employee performance, moderated by the characteristics of employees of PT. Fawwaz MM in the city of Makassar. The research was carried out at PT. Fawwaz MM, a contracting company in the city of Makassar, and the respondents were 32 employees. Data collection methods in this study are surveys using questionnaires. This research is descriptive verification, MRA (Moderating Regression Analysis) is used to test the hypothesis of the data. The results of the analysis showed that simultaneous competency and leadership style had a positive and significant effect on employee performance. While partially it appeared that competence had a positive and significant effect, but the leadership style had a positive but insignificant effect on employee performance. MRA test shows that characteristic personality only as homologiser moderator or moderation potential on the relationship between competency and employee performance as well as the relationship between leadership style and employee performance