Indonesian Journal of Cultural and Community Development <p><strong>Indonesian Journal of Cultural and Community Development (IJCCD)</strong> is a peer-reviewed journal published by Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo three times a year. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The scope of this journal is appropriate subjects including, but not limited to, the knowledge of the rural, urban, culture, heritage, and community development.</p> en-US (Rohman Dijaya) (Bidang Pengembangan Publikasi Ilmiah UMSIDA) Tue, 21 May 2024 02:27:56 +0000 OJS 60 Optimizing Village Wealth Through the Transition to BUMDes in Indonesia <p>This research examines the regulation of transitioning village assets to Village-Owned Enterprises (BUMDes) based on Village Law, highlighting shifts in dispute resolution methods. Using a normative method with statutory and historical approaches, the study identifies challenges in optimizing village head authority and effective supervision by regional heads. Key findings show the transition process involves initiation and agreements between BUMDes and village government, with tailored dispute resolution methods including mediation and litigation. Effective regulations and collaboration between officials and asset managers can enhance BUMDes' self-sufficiency, benefiting local economies and village welfare while ensuring transparency and community participation.<br><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Transition Process: Village assets to BUMDes via initiation and agreements.</li> <li>Dispute Resolution: Methods include mediation, village discussions, and litigation.</li> <li>Regulatory Challenges: Enhance village head authority and regional supervision.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywoard: </strong>Village assets, BUMDes, Village Law, Dispute resolution, Normative method</p> Moch Rifqi Tamaputra, Rifqi Ridlo Phahlevy Copyright (c) 2024 Moch Rifqi Tamaputra, Rifqi Ridlo Phahlevy Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Transformational Leadership Boosts Employee Performance in Indonesia <p>This study examines the impact of Transformational Leadership Style, Organizational Culture, and Work Climate on Employee Performance at the Community and Village Empowerment Offices in Sidoarjo District. Using a quantitative approach, data were collected from 100 employees through surveys and analyzed with multiple linear regression using SPSS version 25. Results show that all three factors positively influence employee performance, with Organizational Culture being the most significant. This research underscores the importance of enhancing organizational culture to boost employee performance, providing valuable insights for policymakers and practitioners in village empowerment.</p> <p><br><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ol> <li>Transformational Leadership: Positively impacts employee performance.</li> <li>Organizational Culture: Most significant factor affecting performance.</li> <li>Quantitative Analysis: Utilized surveys and regression analysis.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywoard: </strong>Transformational Leadership, Organizational Culture, Work Climate, Employee Performance, Village Empowerment</p> Reni Eka Putri, Sumartik Copyright (c) 2024 Reni Eka Putri, Sumartik Sun, 23 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Empowering Rural Economies through BUMDes Initiatives in Indonesia <p>This qualitative study investigates the economic empowerment efforts through the "BUMDes Makmur Sejahtera" program in Pagerwojo Village, Buduran District, Indonesia, aligning with governmental regulations on village-owned enterprises. Using purposive sampling, data was collected via observation, interviews, and documentation. The analysis, guided by Miles &amp; Huberman's model, highlights successful planning and policy adherence, community engagement through social and political actions, and the impact of awareness and education in enhancing local economic resilience. Key findings emphasize the need for improved marketing strategies and service quality to sustain and expand the program's benefits, positioning BUMDes as a pivotal tool for inclusive economic growth in rural communities, contingent on ongoing management and development efforts.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Strategic planning vital for BUMDes success in rural economic empowerment.</li> <li>Community engagement fosters effective governance and program sustainability.</li> <li>Education and awareness crucial for enhancing local economic resilience and growth.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords</strong>: BUMDes, economic empowerment, rural development, community engagement, qualitative research</p> Indah Munfaati, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah Copyright (c) 2024 Indah Munfaati, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah Sun, 23 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Unveiling Community Involvement Gaps in Toddler Stunting Recovery <p>Stunting remains a significant issue in Larangan Village, Candi District, Sidoarjo Regency, largely due to inadequate community participation in nutrition-related activities and low public awareness of posyandu services. This qualitative study analyzes community involvement in stunting recovery and identifies barriers to effective engagement. Data from interviews, observations, and documentation with key village figures indicate that while contributions from the village government, cadres, and midwives have improved, community enthusiasm and motivation remain low due to poor awareness and socio-economic challenges. Enhancing community education, improving socio-economic conditions, and fostering better organizational collaboration are crucial for improving stunting recovery efforts.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li> <p>Community Engagement: Assessing local stakeholder contributions for toddler nutrition improvement.</p> </li> <li> <p>Awareness Gap: Identifying public knowledge gaps on posyandu services for stunting recovery.</p> </li> <li> <p>Socio-economic Barriers: Exploring economic challenges hindering community health initiative participation.</p> </li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Stunting, Community Participation, Posyandu Services, Nutrition, Socio-economic Factors</p> Jihan Andita Firdausi, Isna Fitria Agustina Copyright (c) 2024 Jihan Andita Firdausi, Isna Fitria Agustina Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Indonesia's Digital Push to Combat Literacy Crisis <p>This study investigates the government's role in improving literacy rates in Sidoarjo, Indonesia, where reading interest is the lowest in ASEAN. Using a descriptive qualitative method, interviews with library officials revealed that innovative programs and digital media are key to enhancing public engagement. The research highlights the Sidoarjo government's implementation of smart city applications and digital resources to support education and public services. Results indicate that practical information and effective use of digital tools are essential for increasing literacy. This study underscores the importance of government initiatives in addressing literacy challenges and improving educational outcomes.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Government Initiatives: Smart city applications and digital tools boost literacy in Sidoarjo.</li> <li>Low Literacy Rates: Indonesia's lowest reading interest in ASEAN needs urgent intervention.</li> <li>Innovative Programs: Digital media and practical information enhance public engagement and literacy.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords</strong>: Literacy, Government Role, Digital Media, Education, Sidoarjo</p> Deny Firmansyah Yonanda, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah Copyright (c) 2024 Deny Firmansyah Yonanda, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah Mon, 24 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Digitizing Traditional Health in Indonesia Unlocks Community Potential <p>This study addresses the digital gap in administration and marketing within traditional health practices, focusing on the asman as-shihah group in Jumputrejo Village. Traditional health practices like Family Medicine Gardens (TOGA) and acupressure are vital for community health but often lack digital integration.Employing a participatory approach with stages of preparation, implementation, and evaluation, we explored the adaptation of digital tools for administration and ICT for marketing. The program showed that digital skills significantly enhance the efficiency and reach of traditional health practices, suggesting that digital integration can promote sustainable community health initiatives. Future research should further investigate the long-term impacts of digitalization across other regions.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Digital Tools Boost Efficiency: Enhances administration and outreach.</li> <li>Community-Based Approach: Tailored, practical solutions.</li> <li>Sustainability: Digital adoption promotes long-term community health.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords: </strong>Digitalization, Traditional Health Practices, Community Health, ICT, Sustainable Development</p> Badruli Martati, Ade Firmannandya, Pheni Cahya Kartika, Nur Mukarrohmah Copyright (c) 2024 Badruli Martati, Ade Firmannandya, Pheni Cahya Kartika, Nur Mukarrohmah Tue, 21 May 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Translating Cultures Unveiling the Art of Uzbek Literary Transformations <p>This study conducts a linguocultural analysis of 20th-century Uzbek literary translations, illuminating the complex interaction between language and culture, particularly in the nuanced translation of stories like "Shum bola" into "A Naughty Boy." Existing research often overlooks the depth of cultural understanding required for effective literary translation, a gap this study addresses by highlighting the challenges and strategies in preserving the original texts' emotional and cultural essence. Employing an integrated approach of linguistic, cultural, and sociological methods, the research examines several translations to demonstrate how cultural context significantly impacts the translation process. Results underscore the necessity for translators to have a profound comprehension of both source and target cultures to ensure meaningful translations. The findings advocate for enhanced translator training in cultural competencies, contributing to the fields of translation studies and intercultural communication.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Intricate Relationship: Emphasizes the complex interplay between language and culture in translation.</li> <li>Cultural Knowledge: Highlights the essential role of deep cultural understanding for effective translation.</li> <li>Methodological Approach: Utilizes an integrated linguistic, cultural, and sociological framework to explore translation challenges.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Linguocultural Analysis, Translation Studies, Cultural Context, Literary Translation</p> Nilufar Abdukhafizovna Khalimova Copyright (c) 2024 Nilufar Abdukhafizovna Khalimova Sun, 16 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Ethical Resolution of Customary Land Disputes Through Harmonizing Tradition and Law <p>This research examines the customary land disputes between the Tiwu Kondo sub-district government and the Ndoko tribe in East Manggarai, NTT Province. It aims to identify the resolution efforts involving mediation and deliberation with traditional and religious leaders, emphasizing ethical values, local customs, and applicable laws. Using a juridical-empirical approach, data were collected through literature studies, observations, and interviews. Findings reveal that integrating traditional customs and modern legal frameworks, guided by UUPA No.5/1960 and PERDA Manggarai No.1/2018, can effectively resolve disputes, offering a model for fair and sustainable outcomes.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Integrating Traditions and Laws: Combining customs with modern legal frameworks.</li> <li>Mediation and Deliberation: Involving traditional and religious leaders.</li> <li>Fair and Sustainable Outcomes: Emphasizing ethical values and local norms.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Land disputes, Customary land, Mediation, Traditional customs, Legal frameworks</p> Sulaiman Sulaiman, Sri Budi Purwaningsih Copyright (c) 2024 Sulaiman Sulaiman, Sri Budi Purwaningsih Sun, 23 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Overcoming E-Government Challenges through Insights from Simple Apps <p>This study explores the development strategy for e-government preparation through Simple Applications at the Sidoarjo Regency Community and Village Empowerment Service in East Java, Indonesia. Using qualitative descriptive methods, data was collected through observation, interviews, and documentation from key personnel involved in managing the Simple Application. Findings highlight successful implementation alongside challenges such as a lack of IT expertise among staff and inadequate infrastructure for effective socialization efforts. These obstacles necessitate improvements in human resources and infrastructure to sustain and expand e-government benefits across the region, promoting enhanced governmental transparency and service delivery.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Successful e-government with Simple Applications in Sidoarjo Regency.</li> <li>Challenges: lack of IT expertise, inadequate socialization infrastructure.</li> <li>Recommendations: improve human resources, enhance infrastructure for sustainable e-government.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> e-government, Simple Application, community empowerment, infrastructure challenges, human resource development</p> Alvina Dea Ervinda, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah Copyright (c) 2024 Alvina Dea Ervinda, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Enhancing Performance through Work Environment, Rewards, and Employee Engagement <p>This quantitative study investigates the impact of work environment and rewards on employee engagement and performance in BUMDes across Porong District. Using a sample of 104 participants, the research finds that while direct effects of work environment on employee engagement were not significant, both factors indirectly influence performance through enhanced engagement. Key findings highlight the importance of facilities and boredom alleviation in the work environment, as well as learning opportunities within rewards, in shaping performance outcomes. The study underscores the pivotal role of employee engagement, characterized by enthusiasm and support, as a mediator between these variables. The implications suggest that improving work conditions and optimizing reward systems can effectively bolster employee engagement and thereby enhance organizational performance in community-owned enterprises.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Quantitative study on work environment, rewards, and performance in BUMDes.</li> <li>Finds indirect impact of work environment on performance through engagement.</li> <li>Suggests improving conditions and rewards to boost employee engagement and performance.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Employee Engagement, Work Environment, Rewards, Performance, BUMDes</p> Mohammad Alvin Sufianto Ghozali, Rifdah Abadiyah Copyright (c) 2024 Mohammad Alvin Sufianto Ghozali, Rifdah Abadiyah Sun, 23 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000