Title: Personality and organisational politics on employees performance: studies at local government enterprises of people credit bank in West Java Region III

Authors: Kartono Kartono; Hilmiana Hilmiana; Wa Ode Zusnita Muizu

Addresses: Management Science Program, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia; Economics Faculty, Swadaya Gunung Jati University Cirebon, Indonesia ' Economic and Business Faculty, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia ' Economic and Business Faculty, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia

Abstract: This study aims to explain personality, organisational politics, and employee performance and to analyse the influence of personality and political organisations on employee performance. The method used is descriptive and verification and the population are all employees of Local Government Enterprises of People Credit Bank (known as Perusahaan Daerah Bank Perkreditan Rakyat - PD BPR) in West Java Region III that include Cirebon City, Cirebon, Indramayu, Majalengka and Kuningan Regency (Ciayumajakuning). The total sample was 115 employees and sampling technique used was stratified random sampling. In addition, this study used statistical techniques of path analysis. The study found that personality, organisational politics, and employee performance in PD BPRs in West Java Region III are as follows: the results of correlation testing between personality and organisational politics suggested that these two variables significantly correlated. In addition, personality (X1) has a significant direct effect on employee performance (Y) and the political organisation (X2) has a significant direct effect on employee performance.

Keywords: personality; organisational politics; employee performance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2017.084366

International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2017 Vol.18 No.4, pp.524 - 538

Received: 19 Nov 2015
Accepted: 31 May 2016

Published online: 08 May 2017 *

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