The Role of the Village Head in the Implementation of the Development of the Village Bou, Lambandia Subdistrict, East Kolaka Regency
This research objective was to investigate the extent of the role of the village head in the implementation of village development in Bou Village, Lambandia District, Kolaka Timur District and factorswhich influence the implementation of development. This research used descriptive method with qualitative analysis. Data collection techniques carried out in this study were interview method and observation. The purposes of this study were to find out the role of the village head in the implementation of the development of Bou Village and to know the factors that influence the implementation of village development.
From the results of the study, it was found out that the role of the village head in the implementation of development in Bou Village, Lambandia Sub-district, East Kolaka Regency was suitable with the role of the village head, namely instructive, consultative, and delegative. Those could be seen on the way how the Village Head exercised his authority according to his function. The implementation of development covered guidance, coordinating, implementing and supervising suggestions. The community should participate in the implementation of development. In terms of factors that affect the implementation of development, there were two factors namely Internal factors and external factors. Internal factors were reflected in public awareness and level of education. The external factors were lack of financial capital and facilities and infrasctructures. To realize the village development, the village head must encourage the community to cooperate in the form of implementation of development so that the development goes according to what we want.
Keywords: Role, Development