The Influence of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Work Culture and Organizational Trust on Employee Engagement of Employees in the Ministry of Religious Affairs Republic of Indonesia

Ivan Yulivan


This research aims to empirically test the influence of entrepreneurial leadership, work culture and organizational trust on employee engagement taken by employees. This research uses the quasi-method. The approach is used through the survey method with the path analysis approach. Data analysis techniques are done descriptively and inferentially. All hypothesis testing using the belief level a==0.05.  Based on the results of verified statistical testing that entrepreneurial leadership contributes to employee engagement. Based on the results of statistical hypothesis tests and discussions, the study produced the following conclusion: entrepreneurial leadership has a positive direct effect on employee engagement. This shows that if the leadership style of the entepreneur model is applied properly, it will have an impact on engaged Ministry of Religious Affairs employees.


Employee Engagement; Entrepreneurial Leadership; Work Culture; Organizational Trust

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