publication . Article . 2010

Innovation as a strategy for academic libraries to survive change

Carvalho, Maria Ana Cosmelli;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 09 Apr 2010 Journal: Actas do Congresso Nacional de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas (issn: ad______, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Actas do Congresso Nacional de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas
Abstract
Innovation is a strategy that has allowed organizations to survive in a context of changes, many of them disruptive. To evaluate the current most important innovations in academic libraries and aiming to understand if the organizational culture type present in academic libraries promotes innovation, a global Delphi study was undertaken. This technique allows identifying consensus based on the judgement of well-informed individuals. The results of the study were analyzed at the light of CHRISTENSEN’s (2006) innovation types and the CAMERON e QUINN’s (1999) organizational culture frameworks Competing Values Framework (CVF) and Organizational Culture Assessment Ins...
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