Implementation of Leadership Style in Increasing Local Government Innovation
Keywords:Government Innovation, Leadership Style, Local Government
The purpose of this study is to determine the implementation of leadership styles in increasing local government innovation. This research method is based on the approach used in this study is a qualitative approach. This research was conducted in North Luwu Regency, South Sulawesi Province, to be precise at the Regent Office of North Luwu Regency. Data collection was carried out through observation and interviews. The results showed that the leader has carried out his function as a spokesman. The output of the aforementioned activities has brought the good name of the North Luwu Regency Government as a regency that has the ability to speak professionally, where organizing international and national scale events require optimal lobbying and negotiations. The implementation of the leader in giving natural rewards to employees turns out to be able to improve performance and motivation on the pretext that the work given is an award because not everyone is able to complete the job well, on the other hand, employees feel that tasks that can be completed properly are opportunities for further increase his potential and competence so that it will be easier to get strategic positions in the future. Leaders play a role in creating a positive mindset towards developing potential employees from various dimensions, namely the dimensions of HR development, the dimensions of skill development, and the dimensions of decision making.
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