Managing Change and People in Libraries

Managing Change and People in Libraries

by Tinker Massey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843344278
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Tinker Massey has been employed in a number of academic, public and special libraries over her forty plus years of experience. She has conducted many conferences, workshops, presentations and has completed some consulting experiences in the United States over the last twenty years. Her years as an information broker in her own firm have been invaluable to her knowledge of management. She worked for nine years with a Library Director to change an administrative system from dictatorial to team orientation after an in-house shooting. She is presently serving as the Serials Librarian in the Hunt Library at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Table of Contents

List of figures vii

About the author ix

Acknowledgments xi

Preface xiii

Disclaimer xvii

1 Basic theories 1

2 Management gone wrong 11

3 Reconstruction 19

4 Pushing the positive 27

5 Changing negatives to positives 35

6 Ebbing stress 49

7 Changing change to make a change 57

8 Revving up enthusiasm 63

9 Design for longevity 69

10 Production - not luck 75

11 Conclusion 79

Further reading 81

Index 89

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