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Library and Information Center Management / Edition 7
     

Library and Information Center Management / Edition 7

by Robert D. Stueart
 

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ISBN-10: 159158406X

ISBN-13: 2901591584062

Pub. Date: 07/01/2007

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Management tasks are broken down into discrete parts in this textbook for library administrators. The book's main sections cover communication, coordinating tasks, new management techniques, planning information services, strategic thinking, organizational culture, and human resources. Current theories and concepts of management and organization are defined and

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Management tasks are broken down into discrete parts in this textbook for library administrators. The book's main sections cover communication, coordinating tasks, new management techniques, planning information services, strategic thinking, organizational culture, and human resources. Current theories and concepts of management and organization are defined and applied to library administration, with exercises and case studies provided. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901591584062
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Series:
Library and Information Science Text Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520

Table of Contents

Illustrations ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Section 1 Introduction

1 Managing in Today's Libraries and Information Centers 3

2 The Evolution of Management Thought 19

3 Change-The Innovative Process 43

Section 2 Planning

4 Strategic Planning-Decision Making and Policy 65

5 Planning and Maintaining Library Facilities 97

6 Marketing Information Services 107

Section 3 Organizing

7 Organizations and Organizational Culture 119

8 Structuring the Organization-Specialization and Coordination 141

9 The Structuring of Organizations 165

Section 4 Human Resources

10 Staffing the Library 189

11 The Human Resources Functions in the Library 213

12 Other Issues in Human Resources Management 243

Section 5 Leading

13 Motivation 269

14 Leadership 291

15 Ethics 315

16 Communication 335

17 Participative Leadership and the Use of Teams in Libraries 357

Section 6 Coordinating

18 Measuring, Evaluating, and Coordinating Organizational Performance 381

19 Fiscal Responsibility and Control 409

20 Library Development and Fund-raising 431

Section 7 Managing in the 21st Century

21 Managers: The Next Generation 441

Index 455

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