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Job Satisfaction and Absenteeism on the Performance of Lecturer in Private Higher Education in Semarang


  • Arnis Budi Susanto

    () (University of Jember, Indonesia. Author-2-Name: Suyatno Author-2-Workplace-Name: STIE AKA Semarang, Citarum No. 44, 50122, Semarang, Indonesia Author-3-Name: Theresia Susetyarsi Author-3-Workplace-Name: STIE Semarang, Menoreh Utara Raya No. 11 50236, Semarang, Indonesia)


"Objective – The lecturer is a key element in higher education. This study aims to examine the relationship of job satisfaction lecturer on the performance of lecturer in private higher education in Semarang. Framework constructs in this study presents a variable relationship to one another, illustrating both individual performance and job satisfaction awoke from elements of soft and hard approach. Methodology/Technique – The sample of this research was determined by using two stage random sampling of 200 lecturers at private higher education in Semarang. Data were analyzed with structural equation modeling (SEM). Findings – The empirical results showed that job satisfaction is able to reduce absenteeism and improve the performance of lecturer in private higher education, both directly and indirectly. Novelty – This research findings supported by original data."

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  • Arnis Budi Susanto, 2017. "Job Satisfaction and Absenteeism on the Performance of Lecturer in Private Higher Education in Semarang," GATR Journals jmmr134, Global Academy of Training and Research (GATR) Enterprise.
  • Handle: RePEc:gtr:gatrjs:jmmr134

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    Job Satisfaction; Absenteeism; Job performance; Semerang.;

    JEL classification:

    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure

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