The Effect of Job Embeddedness on Work Engagement and Innovative Behavior
15 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2012 Last revised: 11 Oct 2016
Date Written: November 26, 2012
Hospitals are always required in order to improve the quality of service in accordance with professional standards in accordance with their code of ethics. Therefore, health workers in hospitals, especially pharmacists, are required to continuously improve its service to the community. To improve health services to the community, then the pharmacist must interact and be accepted by other professional health personnel in hospitals. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of viscosity of the pharmacist in the hospital organization, namely the impact of job embeddedness on innovative behavior and attachment to his work with self-efficacy as a mediator pharmacist. This study uses a quantitative measurement that is an observational using a sample of the population as an object of measurement by using a questionnaire instrument. The results measured by the number, the data can be any value, rank, and frequencies were analyzed by using statistics to answer the research question or hypothesis to predict that a particular variable affects another variable by using the software smartPLS. The results showed that a statistically significant effect of job embeddedness on work engagement and self efficacy, also self-efficacy (as mediator) have significant to the work engagement and the innovation behavior of pharmacists in hospitals. A pharmacist who has high job embeddedness will obviously have a high self-efficacy and influence on innovation behavior and the higher work engagement of the pharmacist in the hospital.
Keywords: Job embededness, self efficacy, innovative behavior, work engagement, hospital’s pharmacist
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