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Formación universitaria

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PEDRAJA-REJAS, Liliana M.; MARCHIONI-CHOQUE, Ítalo A.; ESPINOZA-MARCHANT, Constanza J.  and  MUNOZ-FRITIS, Camila P.. Leadership and organizational culture as influencing factors in the quality of higher education: conceptual analysis. Form. Univ. [online]. 2020, vol.13, n.5, pp.3-14. ISSN 0718-5006.

This article aimed to perform a literature review on leadership, organizational culture, and quality in higher education institutions to assess links between these dimensions and to contribute to their research from a conceptual perspective. Leadership and culture are considered important factors to develop skills and competences developments in graduates. Conceptual review articles and empirical studies from mainstream journals published in recent years were used to establish an explanatory model for the interrelationships between leadership, organizational culture, and quality. It was concluded that the employment of active for leaders and the promotion of effective cultures was needed since they had the potential to influence the fulfillment of organizational objectives and the achievement of institutional quality, which affected the formation of competent professionals.

Keywords : leadership; organizational culture; quality; higher education; quality models.

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