Winning with Library Leadership: Enhancing Services Through Connection, Contribution, & Collaboration (Google eBook)
American Library Association, 2004 - Business & Economics - 116 pages
"Winning with Library Leadership offers a road map with strategies and action steps to create shared accountability and responsibility in a customer-focused, fast-paced workplace. Library leaders at any level can develop these new skills using the personal leadership assessment in conjunction with the "Leadership Change Cycle" tool to test, practice, and track new behaviors. A focus on four change "levers" directs team energies and helps implement this transformation." "Success stories and "Applications in Action" illustrate these leading principles and help put concepts into practice, including new partnering possibilities and resource sharing." "Current and would-be leaders in public, private, academic, government, and specialized libraries can sharpen leadership skills and demonstrate measurable improvements in return on investment using this proven, must-have title."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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