Job Shadowing as One of the Effective Activities in the Promotion Process Creates Quality Managers
Zahara Tussoleha Rony1, Fatimah Malini Lubis2, Aulia Rizkyta3

1Zahara Tussoleha Rony, Universitas Bhayangkara Jakarta Raya.
2Fatimah Malini Lubis, Politeknik LP3I Jakarta.
3Aulia Rizkyta, Universitas Terbuka.
Manuscript received on 26 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 09 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 388-396 | Volume-8 Issue-2S July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10570782S19/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Job promotion provides opportunities for employees to develop and have a higher career level. In order to get the best candidates, the manager of human resource management seeks to sharpen the strategy of the promotion system based on the principles of justice, objectivity, and reliability. This paper describes a job shadowing activity of prospective managers that aims to assess the character, competence, and potential of employees. These activities can be observed and assessed so as to facilitate the promotion process. The researcher interviewed prospective managers, mentors, human resources managers, division heads, and directly to an observation on job shadowing activities while secondary data was obtained from human resources manager in the form of assignment values, prospective manager’s performance from mentors, supplemented by data from direct supervisors. The results of the study show that job shadowing has many benefits including knowing prospective managers well so as to minimize voting doubts about prospective managers. Job shadowing is an objective, measurable and trusted way of promotion and can identify development needs for employees.
Keywords: Employee Development, Employee Empowerment, Job Shadowing, Job Promotion.
Scope of the Article: Process & Device Technologies