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Leadership and innovation on performance of private higher education institutions in Malaysia

Nor Aishah, Hashim and Hasnah, Haron and Daing Mohd Nasir, Ibrahim (2019) Leadership and innovation on performance of private higher education institutions in Malaysia. In: KnE Social Sciences: FGIC 2nd Conference on Governance and Integrity 2019, 19-20 August 2019 , Yayasan Pahang, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. pp. 511-526., 2019. ISSN 2518-668X

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Abstract

The contribution of private higher education institutions (PHEIs) in Malaysia is important to the higher education industry. Among the roles of PHEIs are providing a pathway to local and international students to the tertiary level of education, contributing towards making Malaysia an international and highly reputable hub for higher education as well as limiting the flow of our intellects to foreign countries. However, there has been a major concern over the performance of PHEIs. Due to the volatility of the higher education landscape, many local PHEIs are facing with serious issues and challenges which affect their organizational self-sustainability. If the issues and challenges are not seriously addressed, it could impede the growth of PHEIs as well as become the barriers to PHEIs to serve their roles in Malaysia higher education sector. This conceptual paper provides some insights into the issues and challenges of PHEIs in Malaysia. It also identified leadership and innovation as the critical success factors for PHEIs organizational self-sustainability and proposed that these two independent variables are tested in future research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Higher education self-sustainability; Higher education performance; Leadership; Innovation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: Mrs Norsaini Abdul Samat
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2019 04:54
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 07:52
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/25883
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