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ERIC Number: EJ1064880
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-0870
Cheerleader, Opportunity Seeker, and Master Strategist: ARL Directors as Entrepreneurial Leaders
Carpenter, Maria Taesil Hudson
College & Research Libraries, v73 n1 p11-32 Jan 2012
This study explores how directors of libraries with membership in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), who are engaged in entrepreneurial leadership, define and view it. Through structured interviews and analysis of supporting documents, it examines how entrepreneurial leadership can be used as a means for creating new organizational structures, generating income, developing information delivery and technology solutions, building new partnerships, and improving services. This study has implications for library directors and administrators, organizational development specialists, and leadership trainers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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