25 Oct 2019

Dr. Hunik Inaugurated as a Professor in Human Resource Management

The Rector of Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS), Surakarta, Prof. Jamal Wiwoho, inaugurates Dr. Hunik Sri Runing Sawitri, S.E., M.Si., as a Professor in Human Resource Management of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and Dr. dr. Yulia Lanti Retno Dewi, M. Si as a Professor in the Science of Nutrition for the Faculty of Medicine, on Tuesday, 15th October 2019.

During the open senate congress of the Universitas Sebelas Maret in UNS Auditorium G. P. H

Haryo Mataram, Prof. Dr. dr. Yulia Lanti Retno Dewi, M. Si delivers an inauguration speech entitled “Lack of Iodine within Ecological Perspective and Its Prevention”. The speech was the result of a research of Prof. Yulia under the Research Group of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (Gangguan Akibar Kekurangan Iodium-GAKI). In her opening speech, Prof. Yulia mentions that Iodine deficiency is a global problem and in Indonesia it is estimated that the population living in Iodine deprived area approximately 54 million and is scattered all around Indonesia.

“The Minister of Health has decided that iodine deficiency is one of the major nutritional problem, because it meets the criteria such as many people suffer from the problem, spread-out through out Indonesia region, and has a negative impact on the quality of Indonesia citizen in a long-term,” Prof. Yulia explains.

Meanwhile, Prof. Dr. Hunik Sri Runing Sawitri, S. E., M. Si, delivers an inauguration speech entitle “Organizational Commitment, Culture, and Employees’ Performance”, which highlight the relationship between commitment and employee’s performance. “Many assumed that an employee with a high commitment will have a high performance. However, empirical research offers different result regarding this matter,” Prof. Hunik mentions the topic at the opening of her speech. She explains that various research is conducted to examine the relationship between the two constructs. But the result shows a varied and unclear relationship between the two.

“Therefore, when conducting research on the relationship between commitment and performance, the construct of commitment should be defined clearly beforehand, which organizational commitment is examined in the research,” Prof. Hunik explains.

With the inauguration of Prof. Hunik and Prof. Yulia in UNS; the Rector of UNS Prof. Jamal Wiwoho expect that Prof. Hunik and Prof. Yulia can maintain and develop scientific and academic values, as well as contribute to the development of UNS.