Working motivation as mediating variable for the influence of Spiritual quotient towards working performance: a study in the Regional Secretary of Puncak Jaya

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NUHUJANAN ROMUALDUS PHILIPPUS ; TROENO EKA AFNAN ; NOERMIJATI N. ; SUDIRO ACHMAD (2016)
  • Publisher: Редакция журнала Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences
  • Journal: Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences
  • Subject: SPIRITUAL QUOTIENT,WORKING MOTIVATION,AND WORKING PERFORMANCE

Spiritual quotient is an important element for an individual to achieve self-actualization. An individual who understands his or her talent and potentiality is creative, visionary and flexible. Such individual has strong motivation to improve his/her performance. The purpose of the study was to analyze the influence of spiritual quotient towards working performance that was mediated by working motivation. The subjects were 89 employees working in the Regional Secretary of Puncak Jaya. The population became the samples in the study. The data collection technique was distributing questionnaire while the data analysis method was the Partially Least Square (PLS). The findings were spiritual quotient was positive but did not influence working performance. Working motivation had direct influence towards working performance. Therefore, working motivation was needed in order that spiritual quotient could increase working motivation. In other words, the role of working motivation towards the influence of spiritual quotient towards working motivation of the employees in the Regional Secretary of Puncak Jaya, Papua was as full mediation.
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