(26/9) Located in Soemardjito Building, the inauguration of two professors from the Management Department of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Jenderal Soedirman University has been held. They are Prof. Dr. Pramono Hari Adi, MS and Prof. Wiwiek Rabiatul Adawiyah, B. Acc., M.Sc., Ph.D. The event was opened with a senate procession and reading the Decree of the Minister of Research, Technology and Education of the Republic of Indonesia and then continued with inaugural speeches from the two Professors.
In his scientific oration entitled Responding to Market Chaos, Prof. Dr. Pramono Hari Adi discussed how technological factors cause changes in the market which often lead to companies to be forced to close their businesses and how having digital and leadership capabilities is considered as the effective way for company to deal with technnological disruption. Prof. Pramono Hari Adi closed his inaugural speech with thanks to all those who had supported.
In contrast with Prof. Dr. Pramono Hari Adi, MS who achieve the title of professor in Marketing Management, Prof. Wiwiek Rabiatul Adawiyah, B. Acc., M.Sc., Ph.D. is inaugurated as professor in Total Quality Management (TQM). Her scientific oration explain how to build a quality work life based on Islamic spiritual values. The number of deviant behaviors in the workplace raises awareness to look for alternatives to Western management practices, one of which is to include elements of spirituality in the workplace.
The procession was followed by the inauguration of both Professors by the Rector of Jenderal Soedirman University, Prof. Suwarto. In his speech, Prof. Suwarto wishes that the increasing number of professors at the Jenderal Soedirman University could contribute to the institution. The event was closed with prayers and congratulation session.