Methodology Used for Determination of Critical Success Factors in Adopting the New General Data Protection Regulation in Higher Education Institutions

Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)


With the publication of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union gives a clear signal that Data Protection is a key issue that needs proper regulation, and it is therefore important to identify a set of Critical Success Factors (CSFs) associated with the implementation of the GDPR in Portuguese Public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). This article based on a working in progress investigation makes an in-depth discussion and argumentation regarding the adopted methodology to identify a set of CSFs associated with the implementation of the GDPR in Portuguese Public HEIs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal

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