E3S Web Conf.
Volume 211, 2020The 1st JESSD Symposium: International Symposium of Earth, Energy, Environmental Science and Sustainable Development 2020
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Sustainable Cities and Communities|
|Published online||25 November 2020|
Encouraging innovative work behavior among college students through quality education to succeed the SDGs
Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, 16424, Indonesia.
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Employee innovation plays an important role in organizational performance and survival, consequently, today’s students are expected to be able to cultivate Innovative Work Behavior (IWB) before they become workers. This research aimed to investigate the correlation between one of the internal individual factors, namely proactive personality, and its relationship with IWB. This quantitative research was conducted on 539 undergraduate students at Universitas Indonesia, with ages ranging from 18-25 years. The students should at least in their second year of study. Proactive personality was measured using a scale developed by Bateman and Crant (1993). IWB was measured using a scale developed by Janssen (2000) with some modifications to ensure that the scale was suitable for college students. Pearson Product-moment Correlation is used to test the hypothesis. This study finds that there is a positive and significant relationship between proactive personality and IWB, r(539) = 0,64, p < 0,01, one-tailed.
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