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Labanauskis Rimvydas (Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania), Ginevičius Romualdas (Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania)
Role of Stakeholders Leading to Development of Higher Education Services
Engineering Management in Production and Services, 2017, nr 3, s. 63-75, rys., tab., bibliogr. 44 poz.
Szkolnictwo wyższe, Rozwój szkolnictwa, Rynek usług edukacyjnych, Jakość usług, Zarządzanie jakością, System zarządzania jakością
Higher education, Development of education, Education services market, Quality of services, Quality management, Quality management systems
In this article, a higher education institution (HEI) is analysed as an organization performing under change conditions. In this context, needs and expectations of a wide range of university stakeholders are analysed. The aim of this article is to indicate the roles of stakeholders leading to the development of an HEI. Although Ishikawa's cause-and-effect diagram is used when identifying possible causes of a problem, it can also be seen as a method that allows splitting the subject into separate parts, which are causally interrelated. During the research of the activity fields of the HEI and the boundaries related to its surrounding groups, the connections between different groups, their interests and expectations towards the activities of the HEI were determined. The article is prepared using the theoretical-analytical approach. It contains the analysis of the literature on HEI stakeholders, quality management systems and issues concerning the organisational development. The conclusions include insights and suggestions for further research on the ways an HEI can correspond to the needs of stakeholders. (original abstract)
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