Financial Literacy and Financial Planning and Control Level in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise: The Mediating Role of Proactive Employees

Zulfatun Ruscitasari, Febriani Wahyusari Nurcahyanti, Dimas Wibisono


The aim of this study is to examine the impact of financial literary on financial planning and control in Indonesian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The mediating effect of proactive employees was also investigated. Data were collected from survey that involved 157 owners of MSMEs in Bantul District, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Using Partial Least Square (PLS), this study found that financial behavior affects proactive employees, and proactive employees has significant impact on financial planning and control among the studied MSMEs. Besides, the results of this study confirm the mediating role of proactive employee on the relationship between financial literacy and financial planning and control level in MSMEs.


Financial literacy; financial planning and control; proactive employees

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