publication . Article . 2004

Constructing a model of effective information dissemination in a crisis. Information dissemination, Crisis, Crises, Tuberculosis, Dissemination of information, Meta-ethnographic analysis, Social marketing

Fiona Duggan; Linda Banwell;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2004 Journal: Information Research: An International Electronic Journal (issn: 1368-1613, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Borås
Abstract
A model of effective information dissemination in a crisis was developed from a Ph.D. study of information dissemination during a suspected TB outbreak. The research aimed to characterise and evaluate the dissemination of information to the community during the incident. A qualitative systematic review of the research literature identified twenty relevant studies. Meta-ethnographic analysis of these studies highlighted the key factors in effective dissemination. Consideration of these factors in relation to dissemination theory provided the links between the key factors. When the resulting model was applied to the specific circumstances of the incident two barri...
Subjects
free text keywords: Information dissemination, Crisis, Crises, Tuberculosis, Dissemination of information, Meta-ethnographic analysis, Social marketing, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z
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