Implementation of New Culture Integration Process Model in Merger Educational Organization
This study aimed to determine the implementation of the New Culture Integration Process Model (NCIPM) in the field of education. This study is a continuation of previous research that resulted in an improved NCIPM. The implementation of NCIPM is intended to determine the level of effectiveness and efficiency of the model in educational organizations. The educational organization referred to in this study is elementary schools or Sekolah Dasar Negeri (SDN) as a result of regrouping throughout Malang City, East Java, Indonesia. This study used a mixed-method that involves two designs at once, namely, descriptive and qualitative. The population involved 41 principals from 104 elementary schools who were involved in regrouping. The data collection employed a questionnaire. The data were analyzed using descriptive techniques. The analysis results are complemented by findings from research and qualitative data analysis. The data were taken through an interview, and the data were analyzed with the theme of trend analysis techniques. The results of this study indicated that the implementation of NCIPM in an educational organization environment took place effectively and efficiently. The effectiveness of the implementation of NCIPM was reflected in the integrated organizational culture, and its efficiency was illustrated in the process of integrating organizational culture in a relatively short time in the results of regrouping schools.