Soft Power: A Critical Factor for the Effectiveness and Development of a School

  • Hui-Min Ko
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7513)


This research aims to explore the contents of a school’s soft power, including culture, strategy, leadership, learning, marketing and innovation. Managing soft power not only is critical for a school’s development, but also should be regarded as a indispensible asset of schools. The measures for a school to establish its soft power are: establishing core values, shaping a learning school, emphasizing on knowledge management, innovating, and introducing a more adaptive marketing strategy. A school could become more perspective and sustainable through soft power, and thus be able to deal with a fast-changing educational environment and meet practical requirements.


soft power organizational culture learning school marketing strategy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hui-Min Ko
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  1. 1.Department of Technology Application and Human Resource DevelopmentNational Taiwan UniversityTaiwan

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