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Dissertation Information for Jennifer A. Younger

NAME:
- Jennifer A. Younger
- (Alias) Jennifer Ann Younger

DEGREE:
- Ph.D.

DISCIPLINE:
- Library and Information Science

SCHOOL:
- University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA) (1990)

ADVISORS:
- Jane B. Robbins

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
- John Jorg Boll
- Douglas L. Zweizig
- Dennis Dresang
- James Krikelas

MPACT Status: Fully Complete

Title: University library effectiveness: A case study of the perceived outcomes of structural change

Abstract: This study examines whether there is a perceived relationship between the organizational structure of professional activities in a large, complex university library and library effectiveness. In university libraries, the organizational structure of professional activities has evolved without sufficient analysis as to whether the structure continues to be efficient or effective. A study of an exemplar model is conducted for the purpose of exploring whether librarians perceive that a reorganization of their professional activities had an effect on library effectiveness. Specifically, three dimensions of organizational structure are investigated--job specialization, unit grouping, i.e., the focus of the library department, and participative decision making--in relationship to three dimensions of library effectiveness--overall performance, adaptability in library policies and services, and the library's use of professional expertise.

MPACT Scores for Jennifer A. Younger

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