BEYOND VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND CORPORATES COOPERATION: A SOCIAL EXCHANGE PERSPECTIVE IN EDUCATION
Nunuk Hariyati, M.Pd (a*), Prof. H. Ahmad Sonhadji, K.H, Ph.D (b), Prof. Dr. H. Ali Imron, M.Si., M.Pd. (c), Dr. H. Imron Arifin, M.Pd (d)
Surabaya State of University
Most of social life involves interaction between individuals and group, included school and individuals or corporate actors, can be viewed as social exchange. It is assumed as Social Exchange Theory. This study focused on three Vocational High Schools which have good records with some big corporates in Mojokerto: SMK Negeri 1 Mojokerto, SMK Taman Siswa, and SMK PGRI. This study shows us social behavior of vocational school and corporate in reinforcing each other’s behavior to accomplish their goals. Reward and cost play a key role in social relation moreover in the forms of organization social behavior. In this context Vocational High Schools have bargaining power that causes the relation between two parties can be tangible or intangible, and more or less rewarding or costly. Both cost and reward determine whether the social relation will be continued or not.
Topic: Administration and Management in Vocational School