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Innovation and entrepreneurship

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Purpose – This article aims to discuss the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in today's economic environment and why such activities should be part of leadership. Design/methodology/approach – The article references journals and conference activity that have demonstrated successful innovation activities. Findings – References and additional reading provide case studies and examples of successful innovative ideas. It is noted that more innovation and resulting entrepreneurial activities will be needed as libraries redefine themselves. Practical implications – Innovation can work but needs the culture in which to operate. Social implications – Collaboration with the broader community is not only beneficial but necessary in a global society. Originality/value – The article references both an active journal and conference cycle for persons interested in more information.

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Publication
Language: English
Date: 2012
Keywords
innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, leadership, creative thinking, librarianship, library finances