Job Satisfaction, Motivation and Commitment to Change of Stated Owned Enterprises Ministry Employee of Indonesia

  •  Umi Gita Nugraheni    
  •  Aji Hermawan    
  •  Sadikin Kuswanto    


The State-Owned Enterprises Ministry as one of the Government agencies has a strategic role as a builder of State-Owned Enterprises to change the form of organizational bureaucracy and transformation to be a superholding company. This study focused on the influence of internal factors namely employee motivation and job satisfaction toward the commitment to change of State-Owned Enterprises Ministry employee. This study aimed to find out whether the motivation and job satisfaction affect the commitment to change, as well as provide strategies to increase commitment to succeed employee’s change toward the organizational changes. Data were collected using a stratified random sampling of 177 State-Owned Enterprises Ministry employees by spreading questionnaire, in-depth interviews with management, and focus group discussion (FGD) with the representatives of the employees from each division. The results indicated that motivation significantly associated with job satisfaction and Job Satisfaction is associated with the higher level of employees commitment to Change, but motivation was not associated with commitment to change. Qualitatively, it was more due to the change of commitment form among employees of the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises, in General, it is a normative commitment and the commitment of the continuance, where employees feel obligated to support organizational change, not to take the effective role to make changes to the organization. Cross-validation result indicated that the final full SEM was valid and reliable.

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