Strengthening Innovation and Information Technology Capabilities in Vocational Schools as Human Resources Development (HRD) Enter Point for Increasing SMEs Performance
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- business performance; information technology capabilities; innovation capabilities; SMEs
The purpose of this research is to show whether it is necessary to strengthen the capabilities of the innovation and informatics technology among vocational school students who will later become human resources enter points that can improve the performance of the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) industry in the digital era. We know that the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) industry is one of the pillars of Indonesia’s economic development that spearheads job creators, and Vocational graduates are expected to be the driving force for the achievement of SME optimal performance. This research relied on quantitative explanatory with survey method; its sample involved 176 out of 758 merchants (the total population) in Pasar Glodok Jakarta. All data were analyzed using descriptive and regression analysis with the SPSS program. The results showed that: a) the ability innovating and the information technology of SME entrepreneurs is the dominant factor determining the achievement of optimal SME performance, with a correlation value = 0.79.5 or 0.8 (strong correlation); b) Model predicts the achievement of the business performance of SME entrepreneurs: Y = 0.529 + 0.341 X1 + 0.527 X2; c) Innovation and information technology skills contribute to the performance attainment of SME entrepreneurs in the research site by 63.2%; d) Innovation and information technology capabilities are the capabilities needed by SMEs human resources in achieving optimal business performance; e) it is necessary to strengthen the ability of innovation & information technology since school (especially Vocational schools) in a sustainable manner which will become the key point of SMEs industry’s human resources as an effort to bring closer the concept of link & match between Educational Institutions and industry.
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TY - CONF AU - Iffah Budiningsih AU - Tjiptogoro Dinarjo Soehari AU - Fufung Alfulailah PY - 2022 DA - 2022/01/31 TI - Strengthening Innovation and Information Technology Capabilities in Vocational Schools as Human Resources Development (HRD) Enter Point for Increasing SMEs Performance BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Current Issues in Education (ICCIE 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 335 EP - 340 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220129.061 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.220129.061 ID - Budiningsih2022 ER -