Competence, Job Satisfaction, Work Motivation, and Job Performance of the Village (“Nagari”) Masters in Managing E-Village Finance
This study intended to analyze the effects of competence, job satisfaction, and work motivation on job performance of Village (“Nagari”) Masters in managing e-village (nagari) finance in West Sumatra Province. “Nagari” was a distinctive community institution and at the same time a unique form of government in the Minangkabau region of West Sumatra Province, Indonesia. This uniqueness certainly has an impact on how the community was managed and how to manage its finance, including in relation to the competence, job satisfaction, and work motivation of the nagari masters. This study used quantitative methods. The population in this study was the whole nagari masters in West Sumatera, as many as 923 masters. Sample was obtained through multistage random sampling technique. Respondents in this study consisted of 137 Nagari Masters. Data in this study were collected through questionnaires and analyzed with path analysis. The finding of this study in the first model showed that there were significant effects of competence, job satisfaction, and work motivation on job performance. The second model this study found the effects of competence and job satisfaction on work motivation of Nagari masters in managing e-village finance in West Sumatera province. These findings implied that the competence, job satisfaction, and work motivation of the nagari masters in managing e-village finance is crucial to their success in rural development, particularly in the management of e-village finance.