Strategic Solution for Reducing Resistance to Change and Increasing Organizational Commitment of Academicians on Private University Mergers in Indonesia

Agus Achmad Suhendra, Dwi Kartini, Imas Soemaryani, Yunizar .


Nowadays, most of Private Higher Educations (PHE) in Indonesia facing with the threat of bankruptcy due to lack of student number. Indonesia PHE Associations and Government Office for PHE equally recommended private university mergers to resolve the issue. The implementation of private university mergers did not run as expected because of the high resistance coming from Academicians of Universities its self. High Resistance to Change not only blocked the merger process, but also seriously affected Organizational Commitment of academicians post-merger. For the ultimate goal to get solutions for both problems of the private university mergers in Indonesia, the conclusive research has been done on the course of the private university merger in Indonesia and the results are Trust, Perceived Benefit of Change and Organizational Justice simultaneously and partially effect to Resistance to Change and Organizational Commitment. Therefore strategy and operational steps to minimize Resistance to Change and to improve Organizational Commitment focused on increasing Trust, Perceived Benefit of Change and Organizational Justice.

Keywords: University Merger, Trust, Perceived Benefit of Change, Organizational Justice, Resistance to Change and Organizational Commitment

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