Main Article Content
The objectives of the study are to investigate the effect of leader support and communication effectiveness on the psychological empowerment of SOE employees. We verify the function of communication effectiveness as a mediating variable between leadership support and psychological empowerment. The sample of research is state-owned enterprise employees that worked at Bengkulu province. The result shows that leadership support would positively improve the psychological empowerment of SOE employees. Findings also indicate that leadership support can support the effectiveness of communication in the organization. In contrast, the effectiveness of communication can not affect the psychological empowerment of employees. Hypothesis test results indicate that communication effectiveness cannot be able as the mediator between the relationship of leadership support and psychological empowerment.