Leadership in Libraries

The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians. Leadership in Libraries covers leadership in various areas, provides examples of successful minority leaders in different fields and statistical data on minorities and librarians in several countries. The title probes library school programs and their efforts to develop leadership skills among librarians in general, and among minority librarians in particular. The book begins by introducing the concept of ethnic-minority leadership, moving on in the first chapter to definitions by culture, profession, and gender. The next three chapters consider managers as leaders, leadership styles, skills, and leadership in school, public and academic libraries in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia. The final chapter includes instances of bad leadership, and offers a conclusion. Presents information on learning and developing leadership skills Assesses current and relevant statistical data on minority librarians in Canada, US and UK Explores information on leadership related courses offered in library schools

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  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633084
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 February 2012
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The efforts of ethnic-minority librarians to become leaders in Western libraries are an important topic for any librarian working towards becoming a leader, with issues such as cross-cultural leadership relevant for all aspiring librarians. Leadership in Libraries covers leadership in various areas, provides examples of successful minority leaders in different fields and statistical data on minorities and librarians in several countries. The title probes library school programs and their efforts to develop leadership skills among librarians in general, and among

Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 September 2011
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Aimed at librarians interested in leadership this book focuses on ethnic minority librarians living in predominantly Caucasian cultures and their efforts of becoming a leader. It also provides non-minority librarians an understanding of cross-cultural leadership. This books discusses leadership in various fields, provides examples of successful minority leaders in different fields, statistical data on minorities and librarians in various countries, and probes a variety of library school programs and their efforts to develop leadership skills in librarians in general and

Millennial Leadership in Libraries

Millennial Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Ashley Krenelka Chase
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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"It is not only important for Millennial librarians to have a base of literature from which they can draw information, guidance, or inspiration, it is also important for librarians from other generations to understand what Millennial librarians have to offer and how their entree into library leadership will affect the profession. This book, with chapters written by librarians from every generation and from libraries of all kinds, seeks to fill that void. Section I (Why Lead? The Need for Millennial

Leaders in Libraries

Leaders in Libraries
  • Author : Brooke E. Sheldon
  • Publisher : Chicago : American Library Association
  • Release : 13 April 1991
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What qualities are needed for success in the library profession? Are these qualities similar to those of corporate leaders? This book, based on Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Chage by Bennis and Nanus, aims to present a major step toward understanding why and how some librarians move easily into leadership roles.

Lessons in Library Leadership

Lessons in Library Leadership
  • Author : Corey Halaychik
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 March 2016
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Lessons in Library Leadership: A Primer for Library Managers and Unit Leaders takes on the topic of management positions within libraries and how many of them are filled by candidates with no formalized training. This lack of preparation often leads to added stress as they scramble to learn how to lead, to formulate departmental goals, to conduct effective assessment, to think and plan strategically, to counsel employees, and much more. This book will serve equally as a primer for librarians

Making a Difference

Making a Difference
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Nancy Rossiter
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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Leadership is separate from, but integral to, management. This companion volume to The Next Library Leadership (2002) offers a deeper exploration of the leading issues and concerns of library directors today.

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Petra Düren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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In a time when libraries have to face constant change, this book provides examples and advises on how to lead when change is needed (for example, when quality management is implemented or when libraries have to merge or to relocate). Engaging with how constant change affects leadership in libraries and how leaders in libraries act in times of change, this book is aimed at practitioners and students of Library and Information Science (LIS) alike, and is based on both theory

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions
  • Author : Mark Winston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 December 2013
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Safely guide your library into the new millennium! Like so much else in the information professions, leadership styles are being forced to change to meet the demands of technological innovation. Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions is among the first books to focus on this increasingly important job qualification. It offers practical advice for developing strong, flexible, and creative leadership skills in yourself and your staff. This fascinating volume stresses the leadership needed to manage change. The essential

Bold Minds

Bold Minds
  • Author : Margaret Weaver,Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 10 November 2020
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Are librarians and libraries relevant in the 21st century? This is a fundamental question and one that presents differing opinions across the many diverse information sectors. If there is a continuing need for libraries and for librarians, then how do library leaders obtain strategic support when there appears to be a lack of clarity or understanding about the very purpose of libraries at a time when economically, libraries are under pressure to develop new business models and be more commercially

Becoming a Library Leader

Becoming a Library Leader
  • Author : James M. Freedman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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In three parts--Library Organizations and Academic Culture, The Seven Stages of Leadership Development, and Cultural Intelligence and Global Leadership--Becoming a Library Leader offers a wealth of resources to help you progress through the seven stages of leadership development: Understanding Yourself and Your Leadership Potential ; Emotional Intelligence and Leadership ; Vision and Strategy ; Leading with Intention ; What Leaders Really Do: Communicate and Change ; Correcting through Reflecting ; Mind-Set, Grit, and Resilience.

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership
  • Author : Alma Ortega
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 31 January 2017
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Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership examines a phenomenon that has yet to be seriously explored. While other so-called feminized professions, such as nursing, have been studied for their tendency to create toxic leadership environments, thus far academic librarianship has not. This book focuses on how to identify a toxic leader in an academic library setting, how to address toxic leadership, and how to work toward eradicating it from the organization. In addition, it discusses which steps can be used to

Library Leadership Your Way

Library Leadership Your Way
  • Author : Jason Martin
  • Publisher : ALA Editions
  • Release : 12 June 2019
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Author Jason Martin won't tell you how to be a leader. Instead, he’ll give you a roadmap and the tools to find it out for yourself, guiding you to discover why you want to lead, how you can best lead, and what your own unique leadership practice looks like.

Leading Libraries: How to Create a Service Culture

Leading Libraries: How to Create a Service Culture
  • Author : Wyoma vanDuinkerken,Wendi Kaspar Arant
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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Quality leadership is integral to the very future of our profession. And it doesn't only come from the top down. Effective leadership is customer-focused and collaborative, fostering a service culture that invites the involvement of individuals in every part and at every level of the organization, as the authors persuasively demonstrate in this practical new book. Drawing from case studies as well as the literature of business and social sciences, the authors provide guidance on how to apply the values

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The Art of People Management in Libraries
  • Author : James McKinlay,Vicki Williamson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2010
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This book explores recent trends in human resource management practices and presents options for their application within the special context of libraries, especially academic and research libraries. It lays out a set of the most pressing HR management issues facing senior library leaders in the context of continuous organisational change in the 21st century and offers library practitioners effective tips for people management. A practical ‘how-to’ book that provides realistic and proven solutions to real-world challenges Provides examples from organizations

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden,Jody Condit Fagan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 14 March 2014
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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 breaks new ground in helping the profession develop a vision for its future leadership based on existing theory and current practice.