The Impact of Cross Cultural Competence On Employee Performance Mediated By Global Mindset In Overseas Construction Projects: A Case Study Of PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) TBK

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Pabittei, Ahmad Amiriansjah (2019) The Impact of Cross Cultural Competence On Employee Performance Mediated By Global Mindset In Overseas Construction Projects: A Case Study Of PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) TBK. Graduate thesis, Sekolah Tinggi Bisnis IPMI.

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The international construction industry is one of the most strategic sector driving the global economy. PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk, as one of the biggest Indonesian State-Owned Enterprise in construction industy, has set its mission to establish footprints worldwide, that they started in 2007 on taking part in the oveseas construction projects. However, to make construction industry organizations, groups and project teams more efficient and effective, it is imperative to understand the role that culture plays within them. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of cross cultural competence on employee performance, mediated by global mindset, in overseas construction projects. This study applied a quantitative approach focusing on cause and effect relationship among variables. This study uses primary data sources obtained directly from respondents, which involves 100 WIKA employees working in overseas projects dominantly located in the regions of Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa as well as projects in Algeria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Timor Leste, Niger and Taiwan, as respondents. Dissemination and the data collection are carried out from July 8, 2019 to July 12, 2019. The analysis technique used in this study is Partial Least Square (PLS) Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), with the help of SmartPLS program. The findings indicated that Cross Cultural Competence has positive impacts to both Global Mindset and Employee Performance. Global Mindset also has positive impact on Employee Performance in Overseas Construction Projects. Furthermore, the research finds that direct relation between cross cultural competence and employee performance is stronger when it is compared to indirect relation between the two through global mindset. This study provides empirical evidence and clarify the linkages between Cross Cultural Competence and Global Mindset on Employee Performance in the context of construction industry. Keywords : Cross Cultural Competence, Global Mindset, Employee Performance, Overseas Construction Projects, State-Owned Enterprise

Item Type: Thesis (Graduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Thesis > Master of Business Administration
Depositing User: Indriana Apriyanti
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2020 02:56
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020 02:56

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