volume 65, issue 6/7, P404-419 2016
DOI: 10.1108/lr-11-2015-0111
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Masanori Koizumi, Michael M. Widdersheim

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to compare the characteristics of the public sphere with those of a shared value approach and better understand the value that public libraries can offer to management theory. Design/methodology/approach This paper uses two methods. First, this study uses a systematic literature review to identify sources relevant to shared value and the public sphere in public libraries. Next, this study uses comparative theoretical analysis using data gathered from the systematic revie…

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