Adapting an Organizational Culture to Stay Abreast of Technological Changes in Indonesia’s Government Scientific Sector

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Technological Disruption, Innovation Resilience, Communication Policies, Research Technologies, Digital Literacy


This research navigates the disruptions the government science sector faces in an era of rapid technological change, examining the interplay of government science funding, information technology integration, and research collaboration networks. The study employs a cross-sectional design, exploring the impact of government scientific communication policies and access to advanced research technologies as independent variables, mediated by a researcher's digital literacy and skills, on the dependent variable of innovation resilience in government science. Additionally, the moderating role of government scientific infrastructure and capabilities is investigated. A comprehensive survey was administered to participants within the government science sector in Indonesia, encompassing diverse demographics and scientific disciplines. Results reveal a significant positive association between transparent government communication policies and innovation resilience, highlighting the pivotal role of effective communication in fostering adaptability. Furthermore, the study underscores the importance of government initiatives in building digital literacy and skills among researchers. The positive impact of communication policies on digital capabilities emphasizes the need for proactive strategies to enhance workforce proficiency in a technologically dynamic environment. The conceptual framework, validated through empirical findings, introduces the central construct of innovation resilience in government science, emphasizing adaptability to disruptive changes and consistent innovation.


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Author Biographies

Rossy Lambelanova, Institut Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri

Rossy Lambelanova is currently  Deputy Dean for Student and Alumni Affairs at The Government Politics Faculty of Institut Pemerintahan Dalam negeri, Jatinangor, Indonesia. She earned a Bachelor Degree in Applied Government Science at Institut Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri, Jatinangor Indonesia in 1998, and Universitas Langlangbuana Bandung, Indonesia in 2000 majoring in Political Science. Master Degree in Regional Government Administration Science at Institut Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri, Jatinangor , Indonesia in 2007, and Doctoral Degree in Social and Political Science in 2015 at Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. She is widely regarded as one of the social and political researchers in Indonesia.

Agus Toyib, Academic and Planning Bureau, Institut Pemerintahan dalam Negeri, Jatinangor, Indonesia

Agus Toyib is currently  head of the academic administration and planning bureau of Institut Pemerintahan Dalam negeri, Jatinangor, Indonesia. He earned a Bachelor Degree in Applied Government Science at Institut Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri, Jatinangor Indonesia in 1992, Master Degree in Administration Science at Universitas Pasundan, Bandung, Indonesia in 2009, and Doctoral Degree in Social and Political in 2023 at Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.


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How to Cite

Lambelanova, R., & Toyib, A. (2024). Adapting an Organizational Culture to Stay Abreast of Technological Changes in Indonesia’s Government Scientific Sector. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, 11(1), 142–160.



Original Manuscript
Received 2024-01-27
Accepted 2024-02-08
Published 2024-02-19