Empowerment Program Implementation on Small and Medium Businesses Positively Influenced the Performance of the Businesses: (Study towards Small and Medium Businesses Empowered by the Cooperative and Small and Medium Office of Ogan Ilir Regency, Indonesia)
Andy Alfatih1, Diana Dewi Sartika2, Dyah Hapsari ENH3
1Andy Alfatih, Department of Public Administration, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia.
2Diana Dewi Sartika, Department of Sociology Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia.
3Dyah Hapsari ENH, Department of Sociology Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 01 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 289-305 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: E10420585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1042.0585C19
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Abstract: The study entitled the influence of empowerment program implementation on small and medium businesses towards the performance of the businesses in Ogan Ilir Regency, Indonesia. The results indicated that the businesses performance was good. The score was 412. In addition, empowerment program implementation was scored 458. It meant also good. In terms of regression coefficient value, it was 0.502. It implied that empowerment program implementation positively influenced the business performance. Moreover, simple regression test showed the correlation [r] between the two variables was strong because the score was 0.711, lies between 0.601 – 0.800. Besides that, the correlation was positive and unindirectional. This meant that the better empowerment program implementation was, the higher the business performance would be. The value of t amounted to 10,972. While the value of t table was 1,657. It could be concluded that H1 hypothesis that said there was a positive and significant influence empowerment program implementation towards enterprises performance was accepted. From t test, it showed that t > t table [10,972 > 1,657 at 95% of confidence degree with 120 samples, it was understood that the influence of empowerment program implementation towards enterprises performance was significant. The value of r square was 0.505. It meant that the influence of empowerment program implementation towards enterprises performance was as much as 50,5%. Another 49,5% was influenced by other factors [Ԑ] which were not examined in this research.
Keywords: Empowerment, Enterprises Performance, Implementation, Program.
Scope of the Article: Performance Evaluation of Networks