University Leaders Responsibilities in Carrying New Programs into Practice

  • Marcin GerykEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 594)


Responsible leadership is a topic that is still under research. The complexity of the issue requires deeper involvement of researchers. Playing the role of a university leader imposes the duty of being responsible. Leaders should be responsible not only towards the stakeholders of the organization they manage, but also for the expected results of the actions predicted by the institution itself. It is noteworthy that there exists an empirically proved relationship between the quality of school leadership and student achievement. Building a professional community of teachers is the key to improve students’ achievements. Results of newly implemented programs should be duly assessed by universities. The conclusions should be then discussed and the feedback should influence future changes in programs. It means that every activity of a responsible university leader should be focused primarily on stakeholders’ needs. The article was based on an analysis of the literature.


Leadership University Curriculum Social responsibility Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wyzsza Szkoła Zarzadzania w Gdansku (Gdansk Management College)GdanskPoland

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