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.
decision science, evidence-based management, busines education, undergraduate education, information literacy, business information literacy, decision management, instruction, library pedagogy
Date of this Version
Ilana Stonebraker (2016) Toward informed leadership: Teaching students to make better decisions using information, Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 21:3-4, 229-238, DOI: 10.1080/08963568.2016.1226614
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Invited article to special issue "Applications of Business Information Literacy for Improved Decision Making"