Leadership in Libraries

Written By Maha Kumaran
Leadership in Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 February 2012
  • ISBN : 1780633084
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Leadership in Libraries written by Maha Kumaran which was release on 23 February 2012, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Leadership in Libraries

Leadership in Libraries
  • Author : Maha Kumaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-02-23
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership
  • Author : Alma Ortega
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Total pages : 98
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions

Leadership in the Library and Information Science Professions
  • Author : Mark Winston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Continuing Professional Development Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World

Continuing Professional Development  Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World
  • Author : Ann Ritchie,Clare Walker
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2008-11-03
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : These papers focus on the topic of leadership in the library and information professions, providing an overview of institutes, programs and activities occurring around the world. Some are described in detail, outlining learning objectives, structure, recruitment and evaluation strategies; others summarise national and international initiatives. They will provide valuable insights ...

Bold Minds

Bold Minds
  • Author : Margaret Weaver,Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today

Leadership in Academic Libraries Today
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden,Jody Condit Fagan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries

Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries
  • Author : Petra Düren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries
  • Author : Wei Wei,Sue O'Neill Johnson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Learn leadership skills from achievements at special libraries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central America! Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries is a compilation of success stories epitomizing management and leadership strategies from developing nations around the globe. This book focuses on library administrators from Asia, ...

Winning with Library Leadership

Winning with Library Leadership
  • Author : Christi A. Olson,Paula M. Singer
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2004-06-14
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Winning with Library Leadership offers a road map with strategies and action steps to create shared accountability and responsibility in a customer-focused, fast-paced environment....

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries

Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries
  • Author : Wei Wei,Sue O'Neill Johnson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Learn leadership skills from achievements at special libraries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central America! Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries is a compilation of success stories epitomizing management and leadership strategies from developing nations around the globe. This book focuses on library administrators from Asia, ...

Leaders in Libraries

Leaders in Libraries
  • Author : Brooke E. Sheldon
  • Publisher : Chicago : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 93
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

The Next Library Leadership

The Next Library Leadership
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Ronald R. Powell,Arthur P. Young
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : This book addresses the shortage of individuals attracted to professional careers in librarianship, and the subsequent consequences for leadership positions....

Lessons in Library Leadership

Lessons in Library Leadership
  • Author : Corey Halaychik
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-11
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : 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 ...

Leading from the Middle and Other Contrarian Essays on Library Leadership

 Leading from the Middle   and Other Contrarian Essays on Library Leadership
  • Author : John Lubans Jr.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : This compilation reveals how followers help an organization get better and how effective followers—leading from the middle—are essential to the best kind of leadership. • http://blog.lubans.org/ has been created for the book and supplements the book in multiple ways, with essays, observations, media, discussions, case studies, ...

The Many Faces of School Library Leadership 2nd Edition

The Many Faces of School Library Leadership  2nd Edition
  • Author : Sharon Coatney,Violet H. Harada
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-03-29
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1780633084
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Summary : Completely revised with even more contributions added by practicing school librarians, this book further examines the responsibility to lead in many areas and identifies the real-world, day-to-day application of established theory and best practices. • Emphasizes the essential role of school librarians as leaders in technology, literacy, and curriculum in their ...