The role of competitiveness as mediating effect of environmental uncertainty on performance of fisheries companies
Keywords:Environmental uncertainty, competitiveness, company performance
Current research purpose to analyze and explain the influence of environmental uncertainty on competitiveness and fishery company performance, then also aims to examine the mediating role of competitiveness. This research uses a quantitative approach, with data collection using questionnaires. The sampling in this study was determined based on criteria represented by 3 people at the management level of 19 fishing companies (i.e. directors, operational managers, and supervisors), thus a total sample of 57 managers in the fisheries company. Data analysis and hypothesis testing in this current research using generalized Structured Component Analysis (GSCA). Research findings indicate a positive and significant influence between environmental uncertainty on competitiveness and fishery company performance. Similarly, the competitiveness has a positive and significant effect on fishery company performance. Lasty, competitiveness has a role as partial mediation of the influence environmental uncertainty toward fishery company performance. The practical implications of the results of this study are the importance of fishing companies to adapt to environmental uncertainties in order to create competitiveness and improve company performance.
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