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Financial and Cost Management for Libraries and Information Services.

Author: Stephen A Roberts
Publisher: Basel : K.G. Saur, 2013.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Roberts, Stephen A.
Financial and Cost Management for Libraries and Information Services.
Basel : K.G. Saur, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A Roberts
ISBN: 9783110963175 3110963175
OCLC Number: 922948660
Notes: ""5.5 Capital charges, current costs and overheads""
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents: ""Preface to the first edition""; ""Preface to the second edition""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Tables""; ""Figures""; ""1 Context""; ""1.1 Libraries, information and the financial environment: definitions and purpose""; ""1.2 The financial managerial environment""; ""1.3 Economic and financial pressures faced by libraries""; ""1.4 The need for management information""; ""1.5 Library and information organizations: defining characteristics""; ""1.6 The changing organizational environment""; ""1.7 Contemporary public and organizational life""; ""1.8 New paradigms in organizational management"" ""1.9 Impacts of contemporary change on the nature of professional practice""""2 Resource management: strategies and techniques""; ""2.1 The nature of resource management in library and information services""; ""2.2 The requirements of contemporary library and information management""; ""2.3 Business strategy""; ""2.4 Business planning""; ""2.5 The strategy of library and information service businesses""; ""2.6 Planning the productive process: constructing the business plan""; ""2.7 Programme basis and definition""; ""2.8 Resource distribution and allocation""; ""2.9 Budgetary planning"" ""2.10 Budgetary policy and budgetary strategy""""2.11 Budgetary structures: the basis for planning""; ""2.12 Budgetary management and monitoring""; ""2.13 Resources: an overview of the main types""; ""2.14 Resource management models and the process of resource management""; ""2.15 Resourcing levels for library and information services""; ""3 Financial management""; ""3.1 Concepts""; ""3.2 Sources of finance and income""; ""3.3 Planning and budgeting: the financial dimension""; ""3.4 Cost centre development""; ""3.5 Microfinancial management and procedures"" ""3.6 Devolved budgeting and business units""""3.7 Market testing and contracting out/full cost recovery and commercialization""; ""3.8 Income generation and the revenue budget""; ""3.9 Growth and contraction: financial implications""; ""3.10 Capital funding and strategies""; ""3.11 Projection and forecasting""; ""3.12 The changing budgetary environment""; ""3.13 Summary and progression""; ""4 Information needs and requirements""; ""4.1 Defining management information by the resource management process""; ""4.2 Defining categories of management information""; ""4.3 Performance measures"" ""4.4. Evaluation""""4.5 Cost measurement, output measurement and evaluation""; ""4.6 Financial data and cost data""; ""4.7 Cost data: needs, requirements and strategies""; ""4.8 Managerial and economic structure""; ""4.9 Further reading: Goals and performance and the study of performance and evaluation""; ""5 Methods of cost measurement""; ""5.1 Service cost structure: input, throughput, output, und budgets and costs""; ""5.2 Types of cost study for library and information services""; ""5.3 The categorization of costs""; ""5.4 Calculation of costs""

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