Vol 1 No 1 (2021): Proceding of Inter-Islamic University Conference on Psychology

Counterproductive Behavior (PKP) Among Indonesian Students. Study of Sex Differences
Perilaku Kontraproduktif (PKP) di Kalangan Mahasiswa Indonesia. Telaah terhadap Perbedaan jenis Kelamin

Erita Yuliasesti Diah Sari
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Khoiruddin Bashori
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Published February 21, 2021
  • Students,
  • Counterproductive Academic Behavior,
  • Moral Values,
  • Religion


Counterproductive behavior has been largely researched in the workplace and in Western countries. This study is related to counterproductive academic behavior among Indonesian students. PKP is a major problem in educational institutions around the world. One of the reasons students do PKP is because it can increase their happiness or pleasure and please certain parties. But unfortunately it hurts more parties. PKP consists of various types of behavior, (i.e., cheating, plagiarism, truancy, absenteeism, plagiarism, fraud), breaking rules, breaking / breaking rules, low effort, and misuse of resources) misusing resources. A sample of 453 Indonesian students from several academic institutions reported the frequency of their counterproductive academic behavior (PKP). PKP measurement uses a scale of 20 questions with two answers: Yes and No. Descriptive analysis was carried out to understand the data. The results showed that out of 453 participants, only 26 students had never practiced counterproductive academic behavior. As found in previous research, there are differences in academic counterproductive behavior based on gender. Conclusion: religious values ​​and moral values ​​taught in colleges and schools have not been well internalized and male students were more counterproductive than women.


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