, PhD, Professor, Trade Co-operative University of Moldova
, PhD, Associate Professor, Head of the Teaching-Methodic Department, Sumy State University, Ukraine
, Head of International Affairs Office, Sumy State University, Ukraine
The paper is dedicated to identifying the role of internal and external stakeholders in Higher Education system in Ukraine. Stakeholder analysis provides for identifying the most important stakeholder groups with direct and indirect influence on the HEIs. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to carry out an identification and categorization of stakeholders of HEIs. A list of stakeholders for HEIs is provided in the paper. The authors suggested deepening their stratification according to the following classification criteria: location, level of responsibility, level of influence on decision-making concerning activities of a HEI, form of performance of influence, scale of influence, financial ties, involvement status, potential for cooperation and threat, the stakeholders’ stakes, types of stakeholders’ interests, attributes power, legitimacy and urgency, significance level. In the article, the authors develop a model for selection and harmonization of stakeholder interests, which includes the following components: analysis and selection of key stakeholder groups, alignment of interests and needs of stakeholders and management decisions, taking into account the interests of stakeholder groups.
Keywords: higher education institutions, system of quality assurance, stakeholders, internal stakeholders, external stakeholders, stakeholder analysis.
JEL Classification: M00, M12.
Cite as: Savga, L., Krykliy, O., Kyrychenko, K. (2018). The Role of Internal and External Stakeholders in Higher Education System in Ukraine. Business Ethics and Leadership, 2(1), 32-43. Doi: 10.21272/bel.2(1).32-43.2018
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