Title: Role of information in the process of effective management of the university

Authors: Dagmara Bubel; Seweryn Cichoń

Addresses: Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland ' Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland

Abstract: The changes that affect higher education enforce certain market behaviour with education providers. Improving the efficiency of university management is mindful of both the competitiveness and market requirements - environment. The role of information in this regard is huge. Her skilful collection, insightful analysis and effective treatment is important for the university, which wants to have a high position in the market of educational services. This article aims to clarify the concept of information and its place in the chain of management, to characterise its basic characteristics, types, discussion of the role of information in the process of university management, demonstrating significant differences between information and information technology and to discuss the structure of the flow of information on the example of the Technical University of Czestochowa.

Keywords: information technology; information role; university management; higher education; Poland; information flow.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2017.10000868

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2017 Vol.21 No.1, pp.114 - 125

Received: 22 Apr 2015
Accepted: 04 Jun 2015

Published online: 09 Nov 2016 *

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