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Title:
Leading libraries : how to create a service culture
Author:
VanDuinkerken, Wyoma, author.
Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Physical Description:
xvii, 167 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
The authors explore the act of leading in libraries, with a focus on the acts and behaviors that manifest. They also explore how such actions are derived from individual interactions with others, and how they impact a larger organization. Consideration is given to the value of strategic planning, and the importance of formalizing service leadership in processes and policies.
Language:
English
Contents:
Leadership theories : traditional and transformational -- Service leadership and its paradigm in libraries -- Conscientiousness as the foundation -- Building rapport -- Balancing encouragement and accountability -- Innovation and evolving service -- Strategic planning : the practice of innovation and strategic thinking -- Sustaining service as a value -- Formalizing service leadership in libraries : embedding processes and policies -- Service leadership in libraries.
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ISBN:
9780838913123
Format :
Book