Library and Information Center Management / Edition 8

Library and Information Center Management / Edition 8

ISBN-10:
1598849891
ISBN-13:
9781598849899
Pub. Date:
12/30/2012
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited

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Overview

Library and Information Center Management / Edition 8

This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598849899
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Publication date: 12/30/2012
Series: Library and Information Science Text Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 470
Sales rank: 482,585
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Barbara B. Moran, PhD, is Louis Round Wilson Distinguished Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she served as dean from 1990 to 1998.

Robert D. Stueart, PhD, is professor and dean emeritus of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College in Boston, MA.

Claudia J. Morner, PhD, is dean and professor emerita of the University Library at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.

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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