The Mediating Effect of Motivation in the Effect of Competence Employees Performance

Agus Wijanarko, Ribhan, Nova Mardiana

High competition as the effect of globalization requires the company to be able to continue by developing innovation so as not to be left behind. Thus, the company needs the human resources more productive and do something better. Therefore, this research aims to analyze the effect of the competency of the employees on performance, mediated by employees’ motivation. To address this objectives, 56 usable data from employees of Human Resources Development Agency District of Central Lampung (BKPSDM), Indonesia was analyzed by Ordinary Least Square regression, using SPSS 25.0 Application. The results showed that competence is the dominant variable that affects the performance of BKPSDM employees. Motivational variables have a less dominant influence on employees’ performance when seen based on a direct effect. Motivation plays a mediating role in the competence effect to improve the performance of BKPSDM Employees. These findings imply that the company should improve employees’ performance by encouraging more creative ideas in developing more productive works, and also by providing opportunities for upgrading high education level through facilitating the scholarships and providing training programs to improve analytical thinking skills in carrying out tasks and increasing employee more initiative or creative of works.

Volume 12 | Issue 2

Pages: 3216-3221

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I2/S20201443