The Role of Higher Education in Creating Sustainable Leaders
Adriana-Ioana Filip (Croitoru) (),
Diana Nicoleta Georgescu () and
Monica-Ioana Toader ()
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Adriana-Ioana Filip (Croitoru): â€žValahiaâ€ University of TÃ¢rgoviÅŸte
Diana Nicoleta Georgescu: â€žValahiaâ€ University of TÃ¢rgoviÅŸte
Monica-Ioana Toader: â€ž1st of December 2018â€ University of Alba Iulia
Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, 2019, vol. XIX, issue 1, 432-436
Universities are one of the most important trend setters for the modern society, transcending from their role: they educate, they train, are olso important partners in public governance, both local and national level. In our paper we try to study why sustainable development is the way to follow for a public entity â€“ namely a university. We focused on identifying the evolution and the state of the art for sustainability assessment tools in higher education institutions and leadership. As methodology we utilized chronological literature review, taking into consideration mostly the English written published research, including also the Romanian linguistic space. The main results consist in presenting the evolution of sustainability assessment tools and leadership in higher education institutions. Future's leaders need to see organizations as complex systems and understand how individual actions have a global impact.
Keywords: sustainable development; assessment tools; sustainability; higher education institutions; leadership (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A20 I20 M12 M14 Q56 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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