Thesis Defence of Doctoral in Economics: Titi Nugraheni and Hardjono
On Thursday (08/02/2018) has been held thesis defend of Doctor in Economics field at Auditorium Campus D Universitas Gunadarma with promovendus Titi Nugraheni, SE., MM in morning session and promovendus Hardjono, SE., MM in the afternoon session.
In the morning session is opportunity of promovendus Titi Nugraheni, SE., MM with promotor Prof. Dr. Nopirin, MA and Co-Promotor Dr. Ir. Tety Elida, MM also external examiner, Syaiful Ali, MIS, Ph.D, Ak. CA presented her thesis entitled "Entrepreneurship Orientation: Determinants and Its Impact on Students' Online Business Performance with Web Quality as Moderators" In general, the purpose of this study is to identify personal characteristics, external and internal factors that influence the entrepreneurship orientation of students to assess the relationship or mechanism of personal characteristics, external and internal factors in influencing business performance. While specifically, the purpose of this study is to analyze the influence of personal characteristics, internal environment and external environment to the entrepreneurship orientation of students, the influence of entrepreneurship orientation on business performance and web quality influences that moderate the causality relationship between entrepreneurship orientation and business performance. The results of this study indicate the personal characteristics of an entrepreneur will affect the orientation of online business entrepreneurship. The more advanced online entrepreneurship orientation in managing business risk, the ability to have a proactive attitude and balanced with the ability to innovate high effect on the performance of online entrepreneurs and web quality and quality of security features positively affect business performance.
After break, the afternoon session continued with Promovendus Hardjono presenting his dissertation entitled "Determinants of Conventional Life Insurance Industry Premium Income in Indonesia". Act as the Promotor is Prof. Dr. Ir. John FoEh, IPU and Co-Promotor Ir. Hotniar Siringoringo, MSc and Prof. Dr. John IOI Ihalauw as External Examiner. The research conducted is analyzing the influence of exchange rate factor of US Dollar, the amount of money in circulation, the operational cost, the equity and the amount of policy to the premium income of conventional life insurance industry in Indonesia and analyzing the influence of personal, psychological, social and marketing factors to the decision consumers in providing conventional life insurance in Indonesia. The result of the research shows that there are significant influence on the variables of exchange rate of US Dollar to Rupiah, the amount of money in circulation, the conventional cost, the equity and the amount of policy to the conventional life insurance premium income and there is significant influence of marketing and social variables and positive against the policyholders in the purchase of conventional life insurance policy.
Based on the results of the Senate meeting, promovendus Titi Nugraheni with the promotor Prof. Dr. Nopirin, MA. Ir. Tety Elida, MM and promovendus Hardjono with the promotor Prof. Dr. Ir. John FoEh, IPU and Co-Promotor Ir. Hotniar Siringoringo, MSc are both graduated with very satisfying predicate and become Doctor of Economics 107th and 108th at Universitas Gunadarma.