Funding the academic library: An ethnographic study
Otero-Boisvert, Maria (2015) Funding the academic library: An ethnographic study. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis is an ethnographic study of social psychological theories of influence and persuasion in higher education decision making processes. It focuses on the academic library and the budget allocation process in one study site. The findings show that influence tactics such as liking, reciprocity and social proof are important elements in the interpersonal relationships which impact decisions. The researcher was able to determine and propose practical applications for academic library administrators and library and information science educators.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Partridge, Helen, Bruce, Christine, & Fisher, Bill|
|Keywords:||Academic Libraries, Advocacy, Decision Making, Persuasion, Influence, Cialdini, Robert, Library Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Social Psychology, Library Funding|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||24 Jul 2015 04:41|
|Last Modified:||08 Sep 2015 05:29|
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