The Effects of Leaders’ Professionalism towards Employees’ Job Satisfaction

A K Harsyawardhana, R Wahdiniwaty

ICOBEST 2021 - Digitalization and Opportunities in The Tough Time - ISBN 978-623-95562-1-1

Abstract

When running an organization, its leader is supposed to be a role model for their employees, as no employee would like to follow an organization’s leader who acts unaccordingly. This research’s goals are to see the effects of leaders’ professionalism towards employees’ job satisfaction and its relation towards each other. The experimental method in this research uses field experiment, in which a firm’s director’s attitude and its employees’ job satisfaction are surveyed. The subject of this research is a laboratory equipment distribution company located in Bandung, Indonesia. This research uses quantitative method with data sourcing from direct observation, data gathering from research’s subjects, and previous researches with similar topics. This research resulted in knowing of improvement potential in the field of management, operations, and relation between co-workers through director’s attitude. By using statistic application and data processing, this research shows the relations between leaders’ professionalism attitude and employees’ job satisfaction. This research shows a positive yet non-significant correlation between leaders’ professionalism and employees’ job satisfaction.

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