TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION FOR CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE IN PHILIPPINE HIGHER EDUCATION
This paper looked into the taxonomic classification of academic cultures and a deviation model for culture of excellence of Philippine Higher Education. The study made use of model-validity and simulation design. The result revealed that based on the synchronization of the features of the four major pillars of the academic institution namely Leadership, Instruction, Research and Community Valuing, four distinctive cultures were established.Â The four cultures were then subjected to the criteria of excellence with assigned weight factor. The study further revealed, that it supports the contention that an Academic Sensitive culture is synonymous with Culture of Excellence in the academe. Â Subsequently, all other cultures formed by means of the pillars are some distance away from a Culture of Excellence. Thus, a non-teaching culture is the farthest from the desired Culture of Excellence in the academe.
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