Functions, Age, Education, Tenure of CEO, and Employee Commitment Toward Firm Performance


To be effective, a company needs the role of leadership. Leadership is a challenging combination of technical, organizational, and political knowledge, managerial competence, political savvy, organizational vision, as well as communication and interpersonal relationship skills. The present research explored among Chief Executive Officer (CEO) functions, employee commitment, and economic factor toward firm performance. Using the Best CEO list from 2009–2016 taken from Swa Magazine in Indonesia, the top 36 performing public-listed companies were chosen. This study used quantitative methods with linear regression by SPSS. CEO index has a negatively significant effect on Return on Asset (ROA), while pioneer index and commitment have a positively significant effect on ROA. Age, tenure and CEO education have no positive impact on ROA.



Keywords: leadership, CEO, financial performance, staff commitment

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