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Achieving transformational change in academic libraries

Author: Stephen Mossop
Series: Chandos information professional series (Print)
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Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries explores the purpose and nature of 'Transformational Change' and its exponents, and discusses the benefits and limitations of its place in an  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Mossop
ISBN: 9781843347248 1843347245
OCLC Number: 868568671
Description: 1 vol. (XIX-197 p.) : illustrations. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dedication List of figures List of abbreviations Acknowledgements About the author Introduction Part 1: Transformational Change: Planning, Processes and People Chapter 1: So what is "transformational change"? Abstract: Defining transformational change How transformational change differs from other change management styles Describing transformational leadership Chapter 2: Organisational resistance to change: "I wouldn't start from here!" Abstract: Drivers for transformational change Creating a strategy for transformational change Measuring and managing performance Creating the vision Chapter 3: Staff resistance to change: "That's not how we do things here" Abstract: Changing minds Selling the vision Creating the opportunity for cultural change Widening individual perspectives Deconstructing and reconstructing teams Embedding a 'continuous improvement' philosophy Chapter 4: It's all about the people Abstract: Challenges to change Encouraging innovation and intrapreneurialism Recruiting, developing and rewarding staff Listen and learn Chapter 5: When does it all end? Abstract: Change is the only constant Strategies for moving from transformational to transactional leadership Part 2: Transformational Change: Case Studies Chapter 6: Transforming library services: the University of Exeter experience Abstract: Chapter 7: Leadership to transform our library: a case study from the University Library, University of Saskatchewan, Canada Abstract: Background University Library Strategic Plan The context for a leadership program The LLDP - getting a program started Program content and structure Innovation, implementation, institutionalization LLDP evaluation Evaluation of learning objectives Evaluation of assessment tools used Evaluation of the assessment of techniques used Evaluation of the effectiveness of sessions Evaluation of the assessment of discussions and materials Evaluation of Leadership Action Challenges Concluding observations Chapter 8: Transforming library services: the University of Central Lancashire experience Abstract: Bibliography Index
Series Title: Chandos information professional series (Print)
Responsibility: Stephen Mossop.


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