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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The book is a useful and comprehensive introduction to management (and leadership) within a library context. However, it's rather wordy; sometimes the authors repeat themselves unnecessarily. Read full review

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Lots of typos. Lots of repetition. But the chapters are quick, easy reads. A good 101 book, but it just brushes the surface of everything. If this is a topic you're interested in, it will leave you wanting more. For me just trying to get through the class, it was a good read. Read full review


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