Library and information center management, Part 3

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Libraries Unlimited, 1993 - Business & Economics - 402 pages
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This internationally acclaimed text serves as the basic management text in programs of library & information studies throughout the world. It is also used as a ready-reference & for workshop discussions in all types of libraries & information centers. As with previous editions, the authors present the principles of library & information center management in a conceptual framework as it examines the dynamics of organizational missions, goals, policies & programs, & people, as well as in relation to external forces (e.g., users & funding authorities) that encourage change. This current edition features expanded sections on the change process, strategic planning & management, & managing conflict through Total Quality Management (TQM) in a technology intense environment. Charts, diagrams, & appendixes of library policies, procedures, organograms, & other forms are included.

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User Review  - JimmyHavok - LibraryThing

An appalling mix of '90s management jargon and bad grammar. It's a chore fighting my way through each assigned chapter, and when they are over I feel like all I got from it is the loss of an hour of my life. If you are a teacher, please do not force this on your students. Read full review

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User Review  - gaialover - LibraryThing

Required for a graduate class. Way too many chapters were devoted to common-sense management as opposed to valuable information about laws. Also it could have been more interestingly written. Read full review


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