Students’ Character Building in Indonesia Causal Study: The Effect of Commitment, Leadership and Personality on Students’ Character Building
14 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2020
Date Written: July 30, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of Commitment, Leadership and Personality on Students’ Character Building in Indonesia. Indonesia which always tries to catch up, is still affected by the characters which are not based on moral values, so that there are many practices which are not in accordance with norms applied. According to Kompas (11-4-2019) data, child abuse in school increases annually, in which there was 122 cases in 2016, 129 cases in 2017, and 228 cases in 2018.
The method used in this research was survey method. The samples were the high school students in Jakarta, consisted of 80 samples selected randomly. Data analysis used in this research was path analysis. The data obtained were examined using SPSS. Based on the research result, it can be concluded that:
(1) there was effect of commitment on character building,
(2) there was effect of leadership on character building, and
(3) there was effect of personality on character building in Jakarta High School students.
In order to compete in the national and international scope, there is a demand of human resources including well-mannered students in which its building is affected by the factor integrative personality, high commitment and good leadership.
Keywords: commitment, leadership, personality, character building
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