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Practical Tips for Successful Library Management-Paperback-Facet Publishing UK-The Library Marketplace

Practical Tips for Successful Library Management

Facet Publishing UK

  • $133.00

Leo Appleton

ISBN-13: 9781783300327

224 pages • 6 x 9

Today's library and information service managers need to be multi-skilled practitioners, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of multiple professional disciplines while working in operational and strategic managerial and leadership capacities. Managers need support in order to effectively work in such a diversity of professional environments and roles. Drawing from an international field including all types of libraries, this book takes management theory and practice and places it within a library and information context so that readers can see how the practical tips provided can be applied in their own roles. Readers will find flexible tips and implementation advice on such topics as

  • leadership and self-awareness;
  • organizational awareness;
  • project management;
  • strategic and business planning;
  • staying in touch with developments and innovations in the field;
  • time management;
  • budget and people management;
  • working in a team;
  • quality assurance and performance measurement;
  • liaison and communication;
  • evaluation and responsiveness; and
  • career planning and work-life balance.

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