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Organizational Learning For Libraries At For-Profit Colleges And Universities: A Manual, Julie Evener
The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership Publications
The purpose of this manual is an introduction to the concept of organizational learning for librarians working in for-profit colleges and universities, though the suggestions and ideas herein are applicable to librarians working in a variety of institutions. Information in this manual was collected through a literature review, as well as the author’s original research focusing on organizational learning in libraries of for-profit colleges and universities in the United States. The content of the manual includes why organizational learning is important for libraries, factors that contribute to organizational learning, challenges to organizational learning and strategies to overcome the challenges ...
Organizational Learning In Libraries At For-Profit Colleges And Universities, Julie Evener
Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies
Academic libraries contribute to student engagement, student learning, and retention; therefore, the effects of improved library services for students may be positive and long lasting. However, despite successful application of organizational learning (OL), a strategic process for improvement, to enhance services in academic libraries, little is known about OL in libraries of for-profit colleges and universities (FPCUs). The purpose of this sequential explanatory mixed-methods study was to assess and explore the use of OL in libraries at FPCUs. Argyris and SchÃ¶n's theory of organizational learning grounded this study. Responses to Chen's Processes and Phases of Organizational Learning ...