Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J)
Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) is a peer-reviewed and open access journal that focuses on management and economics fields. This journal publishes original articles, reviews, and also interesting case reports. Letters and commentaries of our published articles are welcome. Subjects suitable for publication include but are not limited to the fields of Marketing Management, Finance Management, Strategic Management, Operation Management, Human Resource Management, E-business, Knowledge Management, Management Accounting, Management Control System, Management Information System, International Business, Economics, Business Economics, Business Ethics and Sustainable, and Entrepreneurship, etc. The papers received by this journal will be reviewed by some experts from several universities in different countries. MEC-J is published three times a year in April, August, and December by Faculty of Economics, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia. One volume of MEC-J is published in the one-year calendar.
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Relationship between family income and child health in Indonesia

Budiman, Dede, Damayanti, Arie

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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This study aims to examine the income-health gradient and empirically test the probability of the dependent variable on the child's health status, especially the role of insurance variables, and maternal variables working on children's health status. The use of these 2 (two) variables aims to reduce the social-economic relationship between family income and children's health status. The results of replication from Park's study (2010) showed different income-health gradient results. In this study the results of income-health gradient occurred in school-age children in the 2000-2007 panel data and income-health gradient occurred in the 2007-2014 panel data for preschool and school-aged children, in contrast to Park's (2010) income-health gradient results. only occurs in preschoolers. The role of insurance variables has not been able to reduce the relationship of family income and children's health, while the working mothers variable can reduce the relationship of family income and child health only on the 2000-2007 panel data. Supervision and improvement of insurance facilities by the government as a solution to improve children's health in an effort to break the chain of intergenerational poverty, and increase the program of increasing the proportion of the population with calorie intake below the consumption level of 1400 kcal / capita / day.

Cash waqf as a solution of food need problem in Indonesia

Hanesti, Elsi Mersilia, Kurnia, Riana Aflika Eka, Herianingrum, Sri

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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Price rise and scarcity of food become the main root of the economic problems in Indonesia Both goverment and whole society in each level intervene to resolve this problem. Then, how effective is the solution to overcome the problems of agriculture and animal husbandry in Indonesia? With the method of writing and literature study conducted in-depth analysis with ilustration model, the authors found that the application of cash waqf in the development of agriculture and animal husbandry in certain regions in Indonesia can help to solve the problem of the fulfillment of food needs of Indonesian society. With this concept, every region in Indonesia can increase their agriculture and animal husbandry potential output (quality and quantity). Subsequent impact and the expected development of the real sector are that every region in Indonesia can distribute their agriculture and animal husbandry potential output to meet the food needs of Indonesian society as a whole, minimize the need for food shortage, build society welfare, and increase GDP, followed by rising national income.

The effect of attitude, subjective norm and behavioral control on decision repurchase intention via intent (a study on services company PT. Global Insight Utama Bali area)

Prayoga, Rizky Fadilla, Setiawan, Margono, Rohman, Fatchur

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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Analyze the effect of perceived behavioral control to the high repeat purchase decisions by consumers through intention. The sample of 140 respondents. Mechanical analysis using SEM-PLS. The analysis shows that attitudes, subjective norms and behavioral control affect the intention. Attitudes, subjective norms and behavioral control influence on purchase decisions. Intention influence on purchase decisions. Attitudes, subjective norms and behavioral control influence on purchase decisions via Intent. subjective norms and behavioral control influence on purchase decisions. Intention influence on purchase decisions. Attitudes, subjective norms and behavioral control influence on purchase decisions via Intent. subjective norms and behavioral control influence on purchase decisions. Intention influence on purchase decisions. Attitudes, subjective norms and behavioral control influence on purchase decisions via Intent.

The effect of risk management on financial performance with good corporate governance as a moderation variable

Mardiana, Mardiana, Endah P, Puji, Dianata, Ayyu Wafiqotun Mirza

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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This study aims to examine the effect of risk management proxied by the Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR), Operating Efficiency (BOPO), and Non Performing Loan (NPL), to the financial performance projected with Return on Assets (ROA) in Islamic Banking Companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) in the period 2011 to 2016. The data used is obtained from the Financial Statements of Sharia Banking Companies Listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange in the period 2011 to 2016. After passing through the stage of purposive sampling, the worthy of used sample is 5 Companies. The results showed that the variable of Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR), and Non Performing Loan (NPL) had negative and insignificant effect on Return on Asset (ROA), and Operating Efficiency (BOPO) had negative and significant effect on Return on Assets (ROA). Thus, the bank (issuer) is expected to pay more attention to the level of operating efficiency to improve the profitability of the company's financial performance. Meanwhile, the variable Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) and Non Performing Loan (NPL) did not significantly affect the Return on Asset (ROA) of the company because during the study period, the bank intermediation function was not as expected.

The effect of competence and discipline on work motivation and impact on employee performance of Pratama tax office in Malang Utara

Heriyanto, Tri, Naser, Jamal Abdul, Setia, Kohar Adi

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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Employee performance of Pratama Tax Office at North Malang was affected by competence, discipline and work motivation to serve taxpayers. Therefore, this study will examine the effect of competence and discipline on work motivation and the impact on employee performance. This research was conducted at Pratama Tax Office at North Malang. The samples were 92 respondents. Data was collected using a questionnaire and completed by respondents themselves. The obtained data was analyzed by path analysis to determine the effect of each variable. This study produced seven findings. First, Competence directly affects on Work Motivation. Second, Discipline directly affects on Work Motivation. Third, Competence directly affects on Employee Performance. Fourth, discipline directly affects on employee performance. Fifth, work motivation directly affect on employee performance. Sixth, Competence indirectly affect on employee performance mediated by work motivation. Seventh, Discipline indirectly affect on employee performance mediated by work motivation

Cultural dimension issues in Indonesia human resource management practices: a structured literature review

Novianti, Khusnul Rofida

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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Indonesia has a complex culture that is distinct from other Asian countries. Indonesian is an emerging market and managing Indonesian people is not easy. This is because of the complexity of culture, ethnic, religion, geographic, historic, economic and politic system. Cultural issues is a vital aspect in collectivist country like Indonesia before decided HRM policy. This paper has aim to determine cultural dimension issues based on Hofstede national culture and GLOBE project (Global Leadership and Organisational Behaviour Effectiveness) on Indonesia human resource management practices using SLR (Structured Literature Review) approach. This paper provides insights related to the Indonesia human resources management practice (recruitment and selection, training & development and rewards, compensation, performance appraisal and industrial relation).

Determinant of small medium business funding decision in Batu city

Anggarani, Dwi, Mas'ud, Muchlis H., Zulkifli, Zulkifli

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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This study aims to examine the relationship between determinant variables affecting SME funding decision in Batu City. The approach used is survey research on perpetrators of SMEs excellent products as respondents to test the causality of variables affecting the funding decision. The analysis technique used is multiple regressions. The research found that: (1) although SMEs can achieve profit and increase assets, SMEs in Batu City prioritize internal funding sources. (2) Higher business risk due to increased company size and leverage operations. The SMEs tend to use internal funding rather than debt. SMEs growth does not necessarily use debt. Most the production activities of SMEs in Batu City have reached full capacity.

Job satisfaction in compensation, environment, discipline, and performance: evidence from Indonesia higher education

Saputra, Pramana, Sudiro, Achmad, Irawanto, Dodi W.

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 3, 12-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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This research aims to examine the role of job satisfaction in compensation, environment, discipline, and performance in Indonesia Higher Education, exactly in State Polytechnic of Banjarmasin (POLIBAN). To examine the hypotheses and mediator variabel, this research used Partial Least Square (PLS). It found that of ten hypotheses tested, four hypeteses were negative and insignificant. In addition, the test of mediation, by PLS, also showed that Job satisfaction cannot mediate the relationship between compensation and performance. However, it can be a mediator for the relationship between environment or discipline and performance. These results confirmed and contradict to the previous studies conducted.

The determinants of hedging and firm value: an empirical study in mining companies listed on Indonesia stock exchange

Irawanti, Garnis, Moeljadi, Moeljadi, Indrawati, Nur Khusniyah

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 2, 08-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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This study aims to determine the determinant factors in the company's hedging decisions and to determine whether the activities of corporate hedging decisions through derivative instruments provide increased value for the company. The sample consisted of 33 mining companies listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange during 2011-2015 period. The method used in this study is logistic regression and independent sample t-test. The result of logistic regression by using variable of financial distress, underinvestment cost, and size showed a positive correlation to corporate hedging decision. Meanwhile, by using an independent sample t-test found that the company's hedging decisions significantly affect the value of firms and the companies with hedging decision activity through derivative instruments have more superior value than companies by using natural hedging decisions.†

The influence of brand experience and service quality to customer loyalty mediated by customer satisfaction in Starbucks coffee Malang

Devia, Aldeline Nolita, Aisjah, Siti, Puspaningrum, Astrid

Management and Economics Journal (MEC-J) MEC-J (Vol 2, Issue 2, 08-2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Economics, State Islamic University of Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

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†This study discusses the effect of Brand Experience and service quality on customer loyalty mediated customer satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to determine and analyze in depth the effect of brand experience and service quality on customer loyalty mediated customer satisfaction at Starbucks Coffee Malang. This research uses explanatory research that explain the causal relationship between the variables studied.By using a survey of 180 respondents to test the research hypothesis.Research data analysis using the test instrument, the classical assumption test, multiple linear regression, and path analysis / Path Analysis. The test results prove the instrument has met the criteria of validity and reliability, the classic assumption test results also have met the criterion of the assumptions of normality, autocorrelation, Non-Multicolinearity and heterocedastisity. In this study obtained; a). Brand experience on consumer satisfaction with the value of 0.309, or 30.9%, b). The quality of service to customer satisfaction with the value of 0.387 or 38.7%., C). Brand experience on consumer loyalty to the value of 0.216 or 21.6%., D). Service quality on customer loyalty with a value of 0,305 or 30.5%., E). Effect of brand experience and service quality customer satisfaction with the value of 0.581 or 58.1%., F). Effect of brand experience and service quality on customer loyalty with a value of 0.657 or 65.7%., G). Effect of brand experience and service quality on customer loyalty mediated consumer satisfaction with the value of 0.438 or 43.8%. Based on these results, it is necessary to enhance the consumer's commitment to give satisfaction to the consumers better by excellent service or "service excellence" is the attitude and serve with satisfactory manner from the present level while maintaining the brand experience Starbucks Coffee Malang.†