Jurnal Komunikasi Pembangunan
Vol. 13 No. 2 (2015): Juli 2015

Komunikasi Kelompok Di Kalangan Komuter

Siti Khadijah (Unknown)
Djuara P Lubis (Unknown)
Rilus A Kinseng (Unknown)

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Publish Date
01 Nov 2016


The speed of urban development, has caused a very heavy commuter. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between the characteristics of the group members, with the process of communication and cohesiveness among commuters. The study was conducted to 86 members of the group in KA.Patas Purwakarta with quantitative methods using questionnaires as research instruments. Test analysis using Spearman rank statistic and chi Square to analyze the relationship between the characteristics of the group members, with the communication process and individual attitudes towards cohesiveness among commuters. The study states that the age of negative relationship with the communication process. The older the age  of a member was, the lower the knowledge and the obedient of the group `s norm he had. Female  members  had a higher  involvement in the communication process of the group  than the male members. There was a negative  relationship  between the occupation and the  cohesiveness of the group. The better occupation they  had, the lower  degree of cohesiveness they showed. There was a significant relationship between the sex of members and their cohesivenessoutside the railway coach. Cohesiveness was found  having very significant relationship with the information accessKeywords: Group Communication, Cohesiveness, Commuter.

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Jurnal Komunikasi Pembangunan (Jurnal KMP) is a journal that publishes research results on development communication, especially related to agriculture and rural areas. Jurnal KMP is published twice a year, in February and ...