Self Esteem as A Moderator in The Relationship Between Group Cohesiveness and Social Loafing in Students
Andi Thahir*, Berliana Pertiwi, Citra Wahyuni
This research was intended to figure out whether the self-esteem moderates the relationship between group cohesiveness and social loafing in college student and to find out the relationship between group cohesiveness and self- esteem with social loafing in college students. The participants of this research were determined through the accidental sampling technique with the criterion being an active student at Raden Intan Lampung Islamic State University and 403 respondents were obtained. The data collection technique of this research covered three scales, i.e. social loafing scale, Group Environment Questionnaire (GEQ), Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory (CSEI). The set of data analysis techniques encompassed simple regression analysis, multiple regression analysis, and moderated regression analysis (MRA). Indicating self- esteem does not a role as moderator in the relationship between group cohesiveness and social loafing in college student. It was also found out that group cohesiveness and self-esteem have a contribution of 18.6% with social loafing. Apart from the two findings, this research also discovered that group cohesiveness and self-esteem play a role in lowering the rate of social loafing, the research results show that the group cohesiveness and self-esteem were negatively correlated with social loafing in college student.