The Influence of Leadership and Psychological Empowerment on Performance : An Empirical Study on the Indonesian Seafarers

Rini Nurahaju, Seger Handoyo, Andreas Budihardjo


The purpose of this study is to find out the influence of leadership and psychological empowerment of the Indonesian seafarers on their performance. This study uses a quantitative approach. The respondents in this study were 251 seafarers with a minimum one year’s working experience. The technique used to collect data was purposive random sampling. The instruments used for collecting data were adopted from the following instruments : Leadership MLQ-5X Rater (Avolio & Bass), the Psychological Empowerment Instrument (Spreitzer) and the Performance (Williams & Anderson and Van Scotter & Motowidlo). Data was statistically analyzed by using regression and path analysis. The results showed that both leadership and psychological empowerment has a positive influence on the performances.

Keywords: Leadership; psychological empowerment; seafarer performance

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/9-12-05

Publication date:June 30th 2019

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