The Leadership Role of Kiai in Improving the Quality of Pondok Pesantren in Ciamis City
Zaini Hafidh & Dedy Achmad Kurniady
This research is based on the role of Kiai leadership in Ar-Risalah Islamic Boarding School, where Kiai as the owner of supreme authority in pondok pesantren plays the central role of leadership. Business and independent business in various fields as the process of achieving independence islamic pondok pesantren will not be separated from the role of Kiai leadership as a central figureof the pesantren Has a charisma and a vision far ahead of the limit of traditional characteristics of boarding school leadership. The purpose of this research is to know: 1) Role of Kiai Leadership, 2) Kiai Decision Making Process and 3) Leadership of Kiai in Change Process to Improve Quality in Ar-Risalah Islamic Boarding School, Cijantung IV. This research used case study research method with qualitative approach. T The results of this study showed how KH. Asep Saefulmillah had good leadership role, and optimization of pesantren asset to improve the quality of boarding school. KH. Asep Saefulmillah emphasizes the mufakat / participation decision-making as part of his democratic leadership The attitude open of kiai and his accommodative toward the importance of change and the development of the era made him make changes to improve the quality of islamic boarding school.
Topic: Education Policy and Leadership