StatusThe thesis was presented on the 12 January, 2023 at the meeting of the Scientific Council and now it is under consideration of the National Council.
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Suslenco Alina. “Sustainability Management of Universities via Capitalization of Human Potential in the Context of Innovative Change”. Habilitation Thesis in Economic Sciences, Chisinau, 2022.
Structure of the thesis: Annotation, introduction, four chapters, conclusions and recommendations, bibliography including 403 sources. The content of the paper is presented in 284 pages of main text to the bibliography, 68 tables, 67 figures, 24 annexes.
The results of the thesis have been reflected in 55 scientific papers.
Key words: sustainability, sustainability of higher education institutions, sustainability management of universities, human potential, human capital, innovations, innovative changes, intellectual property, the model of university sustainability, innovative culture.
The purpose of the thesis lies in the development of theoretical-methodological approaches to human potential as a basic element of university sustainability management, in order to form sustainable universities, in the context of innovative changes in the Republic of Moldova.
The objectives of the research: research and theoretical interpretation of the concepts, theories, principles and methods of university sustainability management; identifying the components of human potential and their influence on sustainability in higher education; assessment of the human potential of universities in the Republic of Moldova and Romania; capitalizing on the impact of innovative changes on higher education institutions on the way to achieving sustainability; analysis of the innovation culture of the universities of the Republic of Moldova and Romania; improving the management of university sustainability; development of the system of indicators regarding the evaluation of human potential within the universities of the Republic of Moldova.
The scientific novelty and originality of the thesis: the development of the complex conceptual approach regarding university sustainability management; evaluation of the exploitation of human potential within the universities; outlining the correlation between the development of human potential and achieving the sustainability of universities; assessment of the sustainability of higher education institutions; developing an own model of achieving the sustainability of universities; identifying directions for improving university management in order to achieve sustainability; developing a mathematical model regarding the interpretation of the correlation between the development of human potential at the level of universities and their sustainability; the development of the action plan regarding the alignment of the higher education system in the Republic of Moldova with the principles of sustainability.
New results obtained: consist in the development of a new scientific research direction of university sustainability management, which includes a complex and systemic approach to human potential as a fundamental component of ensuring sustainability within the higher education system in Moldova; developing the integrated model of indicators used in the evaluation of the sustainability of universities.
Theoretical importance: this research represents a valuable contribution for managerial science on the dimension of university sustainability in the context of innovative changes through a complex and multilateral analysis of the sector, by enriching the theoretical and conceptual framework. The conceptual model of achieving sustainability within higher education institutions, the evaluation methodology of the exploitation of human potential, the action plan to increase the sustainability of higher education institutions.
Applicative value: is rendered through the prism of the fact that, the methodology for evaluating the exploitation of human potential within higher education institutions, comes to the aid of higher education institutions to evaluate the potential of teaching staff and to motivate them to exploit their human potential. The plan of actions in achieving sustainability comes to help central bodies and higher education institutions identify effective solutions to achieve sustainability by harmonizing its policies and strategies to achieve sustainability. The innovative changes proposed in this work help higher education institutions adapt to the principles of sustainability.
Implementation of scientific results: the results obtained during the research were implemented in higher education institutions and in research-innovation institutions of the Republic of Moldova and Romania.
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