Guest Editorial: Developing Sustainable, Innovative, and Agile Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
Keywords:Higher Education Institutions (HEIs); sustainability; innovation; agility; leadership; knowledge; technology; performance
AbstractThe guest editorial advances a synopsis of the Special Issue on Developing Sustainable, Innovative, and Agile Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). It starts with the presentation of the overall framework for developing this special issue, arguing its topical opportunity. In this vein, the Covid-19 pandemic pointed to the imperative to evaluate the suitability of institutional models and systems to align them with the market and the inherent transformations. Giving credit to the complexity and dynamics of the HEIs ecosystems, a good comprehension of how sustainable HEIs can be properly developed claims for a holistic approach that covers issues around institutional governance and risk management, teaching and learning strategies, and student journey experience as the three fundamental concepts. Alongside, looking into innovation, leadership, organizational agility and performance comes forward as pivotal perspectives when addressing current challenges across sectors and industries.
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