Environmental scanning: An application of information literacy skills at the workplace

  title={Environmental scanning: An application of information literacy skills at the workplace},
  author={Xue Zhang and Shaheen Majid and Schubert Foo},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  pages={719 - 732}
The business environment is increasingly becoming uncertain and complex. Environmental scanning is a systematic way for organizations to detect changes, and hence formulate adaptive strategies for coping with uncertainties. Information literacy skills are required to conduct effective and efficient environmental scanning activities as it is an information intensive process. Moreover, the development of information technology and telecommunication provides various channels and applications for… 

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