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Fundamentals of Library Supervision.

Author: Joan Giesecke; Beth McNeil
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Library managers and supervisors face staffing decisions every day. When priorities change quickly--whether relating to diversity, legal challenges, new technology, or simply a desire to build an exciting team and bring people together to do their best--it takes more than good intentions to achieve results. Two experienced library managers explain how to create a productive work place, as they weave practical advice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Giesecke, Joan.
Fundamentals of Library Supervision.
Chicago : ALA Editions, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Giesecke; Beth McNeil
ISBN: 9780838998243 0838998240
OCLC Number: 703856833
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages)
Contents: Figures; Preface; 1 --
Today's Workplace; 2 --
Becoming a Manager; 3 --
Communication Skills; 4 --
Work Climate and the Art of Motivation; 5 --
Teamwork and Group Dynamics; 6 --
Inclusiveness and Diversity; 7 --
Policies and the Legal Environment; 8 --
Hiring and Interviewing; 9 --
Orientation and Training; 10 --
Planning and Organizing Work; 11 --
Managing Performance; 12 --
Managing Meetings; 13 --
Managing Rewards; 14 --
Project Management; 15 --
Career Management; Index.

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Library managers and supervisors face staffing decisions every day. When priorities change quickly--whether relating to diversity, legal challenges, new technology, or simply a desire to build an exciting team and bring people together to do their best--it takes more than good intentions to achieve results. Two experienced library managers explain how to create a productive work place, as they weave practical advice and expert commentary into an easy-to-use resource. Drawing both from common sense and from the experience and insights of the pros, they address an increasingly turbulent library en.

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