Boaty McBoatface poll shows how not to do community consultation

Lane, Anne B. (2016) Boaty McBoatface poll shows how not to do community consultation. The Conversation, April(18).

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Abstract

The recent Boaty McBoatface poll shows what happens when organisations invite the public to participate in their decision-making, and receive input they are not prepared for. What are the implications of this for organisations thinking of undertaking community consultation?

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ID Code: 97517
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Consultation, Engagement, Boaty McBoatface
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 The Conversation Media Group Ltd
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2016 22:59
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2016 03:45

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