Economic growth has an important role in decreasing poverty and creating jobs. The aim of this research was to analize factors that influence economic growth. This research had been done in the regency/municipalityâs economic growth in Central Java Province during five years period 2006-2010. The model applied in this research is based on the neo classic growth theory proposed by Solow, capital and labour factors. Using combination data between the number of cross section data (35 regencies/cities) and the number of time series data during 5 years (2006-2010), this research used panel data with 175 observation method.Â The result of this research indicated that aglomeration have negative effect but insignificant toward the economic growth, invesment have positive effect and significant to influence the economic growth, working work-force variabel have positive and significant influence to the economic growth, and human capital variabel have positive but insignificant toward the economic growth.
The implementation of regional autonomy in the District / City of Central Java is still not implemented optimally. Regional autonomy has the primary purpose of public services closer to the community. Development in Central Java region including behind because many areas - areas in Java, which has a low level of GDP. The state of the education sector, the transportation sector, unemployment and poverty in the province of Central Java is a reflection of the real against the public policy of regional autonomy, and achievement of development results in the development process in Central Java depends on the management policy of the Government. Theory of Kuznets about curve inverted U-shaped this suggests that there are stages through which the growth process when the initial revenue growth has not been evenly distributed levels of income inequality, but at this stage - the next step will equitable income distribution and inequality is likely to be small. Kuznets argued the stages - stages in the development process areas for the presence of income inequality. The results in this research, using Recursive Models as well as the methods used PLS (Panel Least Square) method fixed Cross-sections, that economic growth there is a positive and significant impact on fiscal decentralization and fiscal decentralization also a positive and significant the inequality region.
Company value that tends to decline is a problem that must be addressed. This is in line with the theory of company which mentions that the goal of a company is to maximize it value. This study is aimed at analyzing the effects of Loan to Deposit Ratio (LDR), Non-Performing Loan (NPL), Income Diversification and Operational Cost and Return (BOPO) on company value, with Price Book Value (PBV) and Return on Asset (ROA) as intervening variables. The study population consists of companies listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange between 2010 and 2015. The sampling technique employed was purposive sampling and 26 companies were sampled according to the pre-determined criteria. Analyzes were carried out using the SPSS program, with the data undergoing a statistical testing beforehand. Results from the first regression model show that LDR has positive and significant effect on ROA, BOPO has negative and significant effect on ROA, while NPL and Income Diversification does not have any effect on ROA. On the other hand, results from the second regression model show that LDR has negative and significant effect on PBV; Income Diversification has positive and significant effect on PBV, whereas NPL and BOPO do not have any effect on PBV. Statistically, this study also shows that ROA has a mediating effect on the relationship between Income Diversification and BOPO against PBV.
This research was conducted to develop a model to analyze the effect of entrepreneurial orientation, knowledge management, strategic partnership to competitive advantage as well as its implications on the performance of the company. The research problem posed is a decrease in production value and investment value along with the increasing number of metal craft business units in Cepogo, Boyolali Regency. The purpose of this study was to determine and analyze the entrepreneurial background, knowledge management and partnership strategies to competitive advantage and business performance. To test and analyze the performance excellence of enterprises. This research was conducted on the owners of SMEs which are in Sub Cepogo Boyolali, using a survey of 229 sample survey. Using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) in AMOS software program version 23. Results from seven hypotheses show entrepreneurial orientation, knowledge management, and partnership strategies positive and significant competitive advantage. Entrepreneurial orientation, knowledge management, and competitive advantages positive and significant impact on business performance. Partnership strategy does not affect the performance of the business.
Changes in the business environment are unavoidable in an industry. To survive in the competitive, businesses must be able to adapt to changes in the external business environment. The ability of businesses to adapt to the changing business environment becomes a key aspect needed to achieve competitive advantage in the long-term (sustainable) perspective. Based on this phenomenon, the study aims to examine the effect of partnership perspective and knowledge management in building the adaptability of the changing business environment and enhance the sustainable competitive advantage.The data regarding the partnership perspective, knowledge management, adaptation to the business environment and sustainable competitive advantage obtained through interviews using questionnaires. The sample was PT Djarum tobacco suppliers partner in Temanggung. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was run by AMOS, the software was used to analyze the data obtained.Statistical analysis showed that the partnership perspective, and knowledge management, positive and significant impact on the adaptability of the business environment changes; adaptability of the business environment changes proved to be positively and significantly impact to sustainable competitive advantage. Directly, partnerships and knowledge management perspective also positively and significantly impact to sustainable competitive advantage.
Economic growth has an important role in decreasing poverty and creating jobs. The aim of this research was to analize factors that influence economic growth. This research had been done in the regency/municipality’s economic growth in Central Java Province during five years period 2006-2010. The model applied in this research is based on the neo classic growth theory proposed by Solow, capital and labour factors. Using combination data between the number of cross section data (35 regencies/cities) and the number of time series data during 5 years (2006-2010), this research used panel data with 175 observation method. The result of this research indicated that aglomeration have negative effect but insignificant toward the economic growth, invesment have positive effect and significant to influence the economic growth, working work-force variabel have positive and significant influence to the economic growth, and human capital variabel have positive but insignificant toward the economic growth.
This study is purposed to analyze the performance of employees BPKP Representative of Central Java Province. The study was conducted to examine the influence of organizational culture, competencies and organizational commitment to employee performance that is mediated by the motivation to work. The study was conducted in Central Java BPKP Representatives, with 105 employee respondents. Data was collected using a questionnaire method is to provide a list of questions or questionnaires directly to the respondents. Data analysis techniques in this study using analysis of Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). The results show organizational culture, competence, and organizational commitment has a positive and significant influence on work motivation in improving employee performance. The influence of organizational culture on motivation is a significant and positive; influence of competence on motivation is a significant and positive; influence of organizational commitment on motivation is a significant and positive; influence of organizational culture on employee performance is significant and positive; competence influence on employee performance is significant and positive; influence of organizational commitment on employee performance is significant and positive, and the effect of work motivation on employee performance is significant and positive.
Economic development in Indonesia MSMEs has an important role because the majority of Indonesia's population lives from MSME activities both in the traditional and modern sector. MSME in Central Java is also quite good. However, MSMEs in Central Java also experienced an increase in competitiveness, especially with similar businesses. Therefore, entrepreneurs are required to be able to innovate and dare to explore the resources it has for its business can continue to grow and survive amid the competition. In this study, the authors explain the condition of competitiveness of SMEs in the Kudus Regency is the business of embroidery which from year to year always decreased. Based on the result of the theoretical study directing this study developed a model with five research variables covering entrepreneurial orientation, business environment adaptability, internal resources of company, competitive advantage, and company performance. The results of the analysis show that the entrepreneurship orientation does not positively affect the competitive advantage. The adaptability of the business environment positively affects the competitive advantage. Internal resources of the company positively influence the competitive advantage. Entrepreneurship orientation positively affects the company's performance. Internal resources of the company positively affect the company's performance. Competitive advantage positively affects the company's performance.
The business world is now facing more challenges: limited resources, increasing competition andrapidly changing environment. Demands in the distribution company also added by increasing the amount of principal that shorten the distribution channel. PT. Aga is the official distributor of paint products from PT. A for the Central Java. PT. Aga’s performance who continued to decline during the past two years after the change of management becomes a problem. The aim of this study was to examine the factors that should be improved by PT. Aga to improve its distribution performance. This study uses the relationship view as a background theory. Relationship Quality between PT. Aga with its customers, and PT. Aga’s Adaptation Capabilities are factors that will be examined related to competitive advantage and performance.The sample was 200 customers of PT. Aga. 124 questionnaires were analyzed using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). The analysis shows that the Adaptation Capabilities to the Environment and Relationship Qualityto its customers, have a significant positive influence on performance, either directly or indirectly.