From evidence to action: a shared leadership approach

Pan, Denise, Somerville, Mary, M., Howard, Zaana, & Mirijamdotter, Anita (2009) From evidence to action: a shared leadership approach. In 5th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP5) Conference : Bridging the gap, 29 June -03 July 2009, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Abstract

This paper proposes an organisational effectiveness model that applies the theoretical frameworks of shared leadership, appreciative inquiry, and knowledge creation. Similar to many libraries worldwide, Auraria Library technical services department struggled to establish efficient and effective workflow for electronic resources management. The library purchased an Electronic Resource Management System, as the literature suggests; however, this technology-enabled system did not resolve workflow issues. The Auraria Library case study demonstrates that a technical services division can successfully reorganize personnel, reassign responsibilities, and measure outcomes within an evidencebased shared leadership culture, which invites and enables participants to identify problems and create solutions amidst a dynamically changing electronic resources environment.

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ID Code: 61074
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: evidence based practice, evidence based library and information practice , shared leadership
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 14 Jul 2013 23:20
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 04:26

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