The Influence of Knowledge and Attitude on The Performance of Nagari Apparatus in Nagari Financial Management in Sungai Tarab, Tanah Datar

  • T Rozanti Student of Master of Public Administration Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Padang
  • Syamsir Syamsir Senior Lecturer of Master of Public Administration Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Padang;

Abstract

Abstract. The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of knowledge and
attitude on apparatus performance in nagari financial management in Sungai Tarab
Subdistrict, Tanah Datar, West Sumatra. This study used quantitative approach.
Population of this study consisted of 70 nagari apparatus in Sungai Tarab Subdistrict.
The sample in this study was determined through multi stage random sampling
technique with Slovin formula and cosisted of 68 apparatus. Data were collected
through questionnaires with Likert scale measurements and analyzed with multiple
regression analysis technique. The results of this study indicated that there was a
significant influence of the knowledge on nagari apparatus performance in financial
management in Sungai Tarab Subdistrict, Tanah Datar amounted to 5,4%. Besides,
there was also a significant influence of the attitude on nagari apparatus performance
in financial management amounted to 4,0%. Finally, there were also simultaneously
significant influence of knowledge and attitude on the nagari apparatus performance in
financial management amounted to 5,6%. Based on this study, it could be concluded
that the knowledge and attitude were needed for nagari apparatus in nagari financial
management, although the influence were not so strong.

Published
2018-10-19
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