Examining the Moderating Effect of Work Motivation on the Lecturer Performance: A Contribution to Organizational Commitment and Competence

Kamaruddin Tone


Lecturers are professional educators and scientists with the main task of transforming, developing and disseminating science, technology, and arts through education, research, and community service. This study focuses on the influence of organizational commitment and competence of the faculty performance: The moderating role of work motivation. Thus, the aim was to explore the contribution of organizational commitment, competence and motivation in creating a superior faculty performance. This study uses 73 respondents parties directly involved in the educational process and research and community service in the Faculty of Science and Technology, Alauddin State Islamic University. The research data is primary data obtained by sending a questionnaire to the respondent. Data were analyzed using regression analysis and use applications WarpPLS. The research findings indicate that organizational commitment and high competence of lecturers who proved able to make an important contribution in the creation of good work in accordance with the expectations of the university, but not with the motivation to work. The role of work motivation as a moderating proven to strengthen the influence commitment and organizational competence of lecturers in the work in accordance with the Three pillars of higher education comprising education, research and community service

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