The Influence of Democratic Leadership and Individual Characteristics on Employee Productivity

  • Maria Meydita University of Jember
  • Zarah Puspitaningtyas University of Jember
  • Anastasia Murdiastuti University of Jember


This study aims to analyze the influence of the applied democratic leadership style and individual characteristics of employees on the workplace productivity of civil servants in the Department of Educational Affairs in Probolinggo Regency. This study employed quantitative approach and involved a total population of 105 people. From the existing population, the researchers used purposive sampling to recruit those who have the status of civil servants, resulting in 51 people recruited for the study. Data were collected through a questionnaire given to respondents. The method of analysis used was multiple linear regression using SPSS 20.0. The independent variables under analysis are democratic leadership style and individual characteristics, while the dependent variable is workplace productivity. The results of the study show that the democratic leadership style is marked with a value of t value 3.03> t table 1.677. This finding demonstrates that leadership style has an influence on workplace productivity, while the individual characteristics is found to haveĀ  t count 0.507 <t table 1.677, which evinces that individual characteristics have no effect on employee productivity.

Keywords: Workplace productivity, Leadership, Individual Characteristics

How to Cite
MEYDITA, Maria; PUSPITANINGTYAS, Zarah; MURDIASTUTI, Anastasia. The Influence of Democratic Leadership and Individual Characteristics on Employee Productivity. Regional Dynamic: Journal of Policy and Business Science, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 76-85, apr. 2021. ISSN 2722-9343. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 28 may 2024. doi:

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