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Title: Theory, research and practice in library management 2 : the balanced product portfolio
Authors: Walton, Graham
Keywords: libraries
library management
product life cycle
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Citation: WALTON, G., 2007. Theory, research and practice in library management 2 : the balanced product portfolio. Library management, 28 (4/5), pp. 262-268
Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to bring together theory, research and practice to inform library management. Design/methodology/approach – Explores the library context using CD-ROM based services. Analyzes the product life cycle and portfolio matrix concepts. Findings – Most library and information services function in an entirely different context so there needs to be caution when extrapolating between sectors is not straightforward. Despite these challenges, the ideas and concepts have resonances that can be used by those managing library and information services. Originality/value – Reflects on how the concepts of product life cycle and portfolio matrix can be applied in library management.
Description: This article is Restricted Access. It was published in the journal, Library management [© Emerald] and is available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/info/journals/lm/lm.jsp
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3234
ISSN: 0143-5124
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