A Model in Building the Quality of Graduates Based on Organizational Culture and Partnership

Isniar Budiarti, Indra Zulhijayanto

ICOBEST 2020 - New Era, the Trend towards Global Challenge after Covid-19 Pandemic - ISBN 978-623-95562-0-4


The number of public and private vocational school graduates in the Greater Bandung area who are absorbed and working is still below ideal, around 57%. Nationally, SMK graduates who are able to enter the workforce are ideally 80% -85%. This fact shows that there are problems in the quality of graduates. This is thought to be related to organizational culture and partnership issues. This study aims to examine the influence of organizational culture and partnerships on the quality of SMK graduates. The research method used is a survey method, namely verification. The unit of analysis is the Public and Private Vocational High Schools in the Greater Bandung area, West Java Province. The observation unit is the leadership of public and private vocational schools. The research sample was 280 vocational high schools in 3 (three) areas of the City of Bandung Raya, West Java Province. The sampling technique used proportional allocation stratified random sampling. The analytical tool used to test the hypothesis is Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) through the Lisrel software. The results of this study indicate that the importance of developing organizational culture as a pillar of improving the quality of graduates is supported by partnerships.

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