Organizational Capacity Building for Women Labor: A Study of North Kalimantan Labor and Transmigration Service


Labor empowerment is one of the government’s responsibilities, and management related to workforce empowerment is conducted by the Office of Labor and Transmigration in North Kalimantan province. This study aims to analyze the capacitybuilding strategy of public sector organizations studied at the Office of Labor and Transmigration of North Kalimantan province to empower female workers. Qualitative research methods were used in this study, while the data sources included primary and secondary data. The results show that the strategy for building the capacity of public sector organizations, namely the Office of Labor and Transmigration, in empowering women workers has been quite effective. The nine aspects of the strategy for developing the capacity of public sector organizations are organizational mission and strategy, organizational culture, organizational structure, organizational competence, organizational process resources, organizational financial resources, information resources, and organizational infrastructure. This is due to limited resources owned by the Office of Labor and Transmigration, namely budgetary resources as well as infrastructure suboptimal in implementing the program to empower female workers in the North Kalimantan province.

Keywords: strategy for capacity budding, empowerment, women workforce

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