The Role of Employee Engagement in the Relationship between Authentic Leadership, Talent Management and Job Satisfaction
This study aimed to measure the effect of authentic leadership and talent management on job satisfaction of the employee of an automotive industry in Tangerang which are mediated by employee engagement. Data collection was done by simple random sampling to 351 population of employees. The returned and valid questionnaire results were 221 samples. Data processing was used SEM method with SmartPLS 3.0 software. The results of this study concluded that talent management have a positive and significant effect on job satisfaction, both directly and indirectly through mediating employee engagement. Meanwhile, authentic leadership have not significant effect on job satisfaction, both directly and indirectly through mediating employee engagement. This new research proposed a model for building the job satisfaction among the automotive industry employees in Tangerang through enhancing talent management with employee engagement as a mediator. This research could pave the way to improve employee readiness in facing the era of industrial revolution 4.0.
Keywords: Authentic leadership, employee engagement, job satisfaction, talent management.