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Leadership in academic libraries today : connecting theory to practice

Author: Bradford Lee Eden; Jody Condit Fagan
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book connects leadership theories to academic libraries through case studies, analysis of survey results, and action research. By providing library examples of concepts such as transformational leadership, leadership frames, and other theories, the book aims to help the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based on existing theory and practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leadership in academic libraries today.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
(DLC) 2013040884
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bradford Lee Eden; Jody Condit Fagan
ISBN: 9781442232600 1442232609 1306573416 9781306573412
OCLC Number: 876592521
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 222 pages)
Contents: Motivating millennials : the next generation of leaders / Julie Artman --
Positive leadership in libraries : the rise of the credible optimist / Susan E. Parker --
Leadership capabilities in the midst of transition at the Harvard Library / Deborah S. Garson and Debra Wallace --
Mentoring diverse leaders in academic libraries / Starr Hoffman --
Academic library leadership, second-wave feminism and twenty-first century humanism : reflections on a changing profession / Marta Deyrup --
Leadership and value co-creation in academic libraries / Michael Germano --
Good to great for academic libraries / Dominique Roberts --
Organizational culture and leadership : the irresistible force versus the immovable object / Jason Martin --
The entrepreneurial leadership turn in higher education : agency and institutional logic in an academic library / Kristen E. Willmott, PhD and Andrew F. Wall, PhD --
Marriage between participatory leadership and action research to advocate benefits equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people : an extended human rights role for library and information science / Bharat Mehra and Donna Braquet.
Responsibility: edited by Bradford Lee Eden and Jody Condit Fagan.

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This book connects leadership theories to academic libraries through case studies, analysis of survey results, and action research. By providing library examples of concepts such as transformational leadership, leadership frames, and other theories, the book aims to help the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based on existing theory and practice.

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