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Purdue University

Information Literacy

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

2016

Evidence-based management

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Toward Informed Leadership: Teaching Students To Make Better Decisions Using Information, Ilana Stonebraker Jun 2016

Toward Informed Leadership: Teaching Students To Make Better Decisions Using Information, Ilana Stonebraker

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Studies have shown that introducing additional information without context leads to worse decision making. Informed leadership is the purposeful integration of information into decision management. This article reframes information literacy as decision management using elements of evidence-based management. It highlights strategies such as decision awareness, process creation, and decision practice and approaches for purposeful application in the information literacy classroom.