Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Business and Public Administration (AICoBPA 2019)

Improving Safety Behavior in the Workplace

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Hamidah Nayati Utami
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Hamidah Nayati Utami
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.201116.030How to use a DOI?
Keywords
organizational culture, transformation leadership, safety behavior, electric power company
Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine and explain the influence of organizational culture and leadership to improve safety behavior in the workplace. This study used explanatory research to find the causal relationship between the variables. The unit of analysis was employee at three electric power company in east java Indonesia. There are a government electric power company and two foreign electric power companies. Sample technique for this study was determined by using the proportionate random sampling method with a total sample of 117 employee. The collecting data technique used questionnaires with a 5-point Likert scale ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree). a 5-point Likert scale ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree). The findings indicate that the significant effect of organizational culture on safety behavior, while leadership has significant effect on safety behavior. A conducive organizational culture is needed so that employees are involved in the safety program, comply with work safety regulations and apply safety procedures actively. Organizational culture is needed to improve safety behavior because culture reflects the shared beliefs, values, attitudes, and values regarding the goals, functions, and safety procedures in the workplace that characterize the company. The findings suggest that the leader have an important role to improve safety participation, safety compliance and safety action. The leader ability consist of raising employee involvement, persuade to respect the organizational goal in safety, and give reward or punishment for employee performance.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Business and Public Administration (AICoBPA 2019)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
17 November 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-275-5
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.201116.030How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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