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Competitiveness In Higher Education: An Empirical Study In Indonesia

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Hendry Hartono, Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro, Engkos Achmad Kuncoro, Dyah Budiastuti



transformational leadership, knowledge management, entrepreneurship, innovative behavior, performance, competitiveness.



The influence of globalization affects all business organizations as well as non-businesses. Moreover, Higher Education Institution (HEI) is required to consistently produce new knowledge, products, or technology, so utilization of the resources as a key factor of higher education success is a necessity. The purpose of this study is to examine the key factors of HEI competitiveness. This study argues that organizational learning with the right transformational leadership and application of knowledge management along with the ability of the organization to act entrepreneurially and to behave innovatively to achieving high performance and competitiveness. This research is descriptive and verificative with explanatory survey method at accredited private HEI in DKI Jakarta. Data collection was done through documentation study, interview and questionnaire distribution. The analysis tool used is Structural Equation Modeling - Partial Least Square (SEM-PLS) with WarpPLS version 5.0 software. The results showed that HEIs could be diagnosed, understood and changed to enhance competitiveness. This study provides evidence to guide strategy development, priority, setting and planning, especially how to develop entrepreneurship culture and enhance innovative behavior with transformational and knowledge management roles. Creating appropriate transformational leadership culture and knowledge management support organization as a learning organization to change, improve and growth.



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