Social responsibility in the university management. A collective construction

  • Cristina Crasto
Keywords: Social responsibility; university management; development; collective construction.


The research proposes to configure a theoretical conceptual
system to substantiate the social responsibility as a core process
in the university management. The theoretical support is based
on the principles of Albornoz (1999), Guédez (2003) and Utria
(2002). The theoretical construction is achieved by following
the methodology of grounded theory from Strauss and Corbin
(2002:13); from social actors’ systematized data. Among the
conclusions: a) the necessity to make the university structure
more flexible in order to get it closer to the social realities and b)
to assume an ethical behavior that becomes tangible through the
basic functions-