Differentiation Strategy and Organizational Culture: Case Study of Semarang State University
International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016, Pages: 8-17
Received: Feb. 9, 2016;
Accepted: Feb. 18, 2016;
Published: Mar. 21, 2016
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Qristin Violinda, Department of Economic & Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
I. Made Bayu Dirgantara, Department of Economic & Business, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
Syuhada Sufian, Department of Economic & Business, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
Some scholar that differentiation strategic and organizational culture is one of the key in searching for competitive advantage and performance in strategic management. The differentiation strategy and organizational culture stands out as one of the components that are important to sustaining competitive advantage, performance, and a good reason for becoming a great institution and company. This paper aims at exploring contributions of differentiation strategy and organizational culture in competitive advantage and performance of Semarang State University (UNNES). 150 sample were collected from lecturer and employee functionaries of Semarang state University, and this sample using simple random sampling method. Samples were measured using Likert attitude scale and then the data were analysed using Structural Equation Model (SEM) AMOS 20.0 programme. Result shows that hypothesis one, two and three is accepted. Study finds that differentiation strategy do significantly positively affect competitive advantage, and performance. The better differentiation strategy and organizational culture will be enhance the competitiveness advantage and performance of Semarang state University.
I. Made Bayu Dirgantara,
Differentiation Strategy and Organizational Culture: Case Study of Semarang State University, International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
Vol. 4, No. 2,
2016, pp. 8-17.
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