Factors Affecting the Performance of Personnel at the Municipality Health Office, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara

Alfrida Palebangan1), Marthen R. Pellokila2), Twen O. Dami Dato3)


1)Kupang Health Office

2)Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Nusa Cendana, Kupang

3)Faculty of Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Universitas Nusa Cendana, Kupang



Background: Performance is defined as the way to perform the job tasks according to the prescribed job description. Performance is the art to complete the task within the de­fined boun­daries. There are lots of factors that affect the performance of employees. This study aimed to exa­mine the factors affecting the performance of personnel at the muni­ci­pality health office, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara.

Subjects and Method: This was a cross sectional study conducted at Kupang health office, East Nusa Tenggara on august 2016. A total sample of 70 personnels Kupang health office was selec­ted for this study by total sampling. The dependent variable was the performance of per­sonnel at the municipality health office. The independent va­riables were individual factors in­cluding gender and level of education, psycho­logical factors including discipline, motivation, colla­boration, and organiz­ational environ­mental factors including employment status, super­visor support and employee bene­fits. The data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed by a multiple logistic reg­res­sion.

Results: The performance of personnel at the municipality health office improved with gen­der (OR= 17.28; 95% CI= 12.05 to 20.71; p<0.001); discipline (OR= 19.34; 95% CI= 19.47 to 23.12; p<0.001) strong motivation (OR= 8.23; 95% CI= 7.95 to 10.01; p= 0.004), good teamwork (OR = 8.231; 95% CI = 7.45 to 12.70 ; p = 0.004), supervisor support (OR= 15.01; 95% CI= 12.05 to 20.00; p <0.001) high employee benefit (OR = 6.89; 95% CI = 5.01 to 10.01; p = 0.006) and employment status (OR = 25.79 ; 95% CI = 20.05 to 26.00; p= 0.003).

Conclusion: Gender, discipline, strong motivation, good teamwork, supervisor sup­port, high employee benefit, and employment status, are associated with improved per­for­­mance of personnel at the municipality health office.

Keywords: gender, discipline, motivation, teamwork, supervisor support, employee be­ne­­fits, employment status, work performance.

Correspondence: Alfrida Palebangan. Kupang Health Office, East Nusa Tenggara.

Email: idapalebangan@gmail.com. Mobile: 081237565044.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.04.33

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