Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries

Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries
Author: Stephen Mossop
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2013-01-29
ISBN 10: 1780633904
ISBN 13: 9781780633909
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries Book Review:

Academic libraries undergo episodes of strategic change. Transformational change may be seen as fundamentally different from other kinds of change. A part of this process is often deep level cultural change. At the individual level this may be traumatic, but at the strategic level, such change can prove essential. 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 academic library setting. The title is divided into five chapters, covering: a definition of transformational change; drivers of transformational change and its place in a strategic change agenda; selling the vision of cultural change; human resource issues and cultural change; and the nature of change as a constant. Provides innovative interdisciplinary research Offers context-free, practical examples of the role of transformational leadership in achieving cultural change and strategic organisational development Explores the sometimes ambiguous relationship between transformational and transactional leadership

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries
Author: Michael A. Crumpton,Nora J. Bird
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2020-12-04
ISBN 10: 1538134985
ISBN 13: 9781538134986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries Book Review:

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries presents the collective wisdom of human resource librarians and administrators who have been in the forefront of practicing and applying the human resource principles in academic libraries. The book is divided into five Parts: Part I focuses on the present academic library environment and the unique human resource challenges that can be found there. Part II looks at the role of LIS education in preparing Masters level librarians to work within academic libraries and beyond. Part III examines how human resource departments in organizations can continue education beyond the degree for professionals and other staff. Part IV is concerned with how academic libraries show their value to the parent institution. Part V focuses on the library staff roles, how they have changed, and how they are valued in relation to faculty and professional positions. These chapters within each Part represent the emerging trends within academic libraries that impact how librarians are educated, mentored and given the ability to obtain professional development training as incumbent librarians as changes occur in the field. Each chapter is written by a practitioner in HR who has experienced related problems and sought solutions.

Technology Change and the Academic Library

Technology  Change and the Academic Library
Author: Jeremy Atkinson
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2020-09-28
ISBN 10: 0128232285
ISBN 13: 9780128232286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology Change and the Academic Library Book Review:

Massive technological change has been impacting universities and university libraries in recent years. Such change has manifested in technological developments impacting all areas of academic library activity, including systems, services, collections, the physical library environment, marketing, and support for university teaching, learning, research, and administration. Many books and papers have examined these changes from a technical perspective. However, there is little substantive reflection on what technological change means, and how best to get out in front of it, for the academic library. Technology, Change and the Academic Library systematically reflects on technological innovation, the successes, failures and lessons learned, the nature, process and culture of change, and key aspects including impacts on library staff and users, roles and responsibilities, and skills and capabilities. The book takes an international perspective on the massive change currently affecting academic libraries. The title gives an overview and literature review, considers technological innovation and change management, future technologies and future change, and provides information on further reading. Case studies describe the rationale, aims, and objectives for particular technological innovations, and consider methods, outcomes, and recommendations for the future. Finally, the book reflects back on how technological change can best be wrought in academic libraries. Gives library managers and librarians insight into how best to identify, plan, and implement technological innovation Provides a wide-ranging overview, literature review, and a series of reflective case studies on technological innovation in libraries Emphasises current trends, lessons, and critical issues for putting technological innovation into place Offers an international perspective on technological innovation in the academic library Uses a critical methodology to reflect on what works, what does not, and how managers can apply lessons from real cases worldwide

Transforming Academic Library Instruction

Transforming Academic Library Instruction
Author: Amanda Nichols Hess
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2018-09-25
ISBN 10: 1538110547
ISBN 13: 9781538110546
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transforming Academic Library Instruction Book Review:

This book examines how academic librarians think about or approach instruction as a part of their work. Through explicating this metacognitive process, this book helps both academic librarians and librarians-to-be to more intentionally consider their teaching practices and professional identities.

Leading Academic Change

Leading Academic Change
Author: Elaine P. Maimon
Publsiher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2018-01-31
ISBN 10: 1620365707
ISBN 13: 9781620365700
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leading Academic Change Book Review:

Written by a sitting college president who has presided over transformative change at a state university, this book takes on the big questions and issues of change and change management, what needs to be done and how to do it. Writing in a highly accessible style, the author recommends changes for higher education such as the reallocation of resources to support full-time faculty members in foundation-level courses, navigable pathways from community college to the university, infusion rather than proliferation of courses, and the role of state universities in countering the disappearance of the middle class. The book describes how these changes can be made, as well as why we must make them if our society is to thrive in the twenty-first century.

The New Library Legacy

The New Library Legacy
Author: Susan A. Lee
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2014-10-10
ISBN 10: 3110955687
ISBN 13: 9783110955682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Value of Academic Libraries

The Value of Academic Libraries
Author: Megan Oakleaf
Publsiher: Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 0838985688
ISBN 13: 9780838985687
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Value of Academic Libraries Book Review:

This report provides Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) leaders and the academic community with a clear view of the current state of the literature on value of libraries within an institutional context, suggestions for immediate "Next Steps" in the demonstration of academic library value, and a "Research Agenda" for articulating academic library value. Its focus is to help librarians understand, based on professional literature, the current answer to the question, "How does the library advance the missions of the institution?" This report is also of interest to higher educational professionals external to libraries, including senior leaders, administrators, faculty, and student affairs professionals.

Achieving Cultural Change in Networked Libraries

Achieving Cultural Change in Networked Libraries
Author: Bruce J. Reid,William Foster
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105025148599
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Achieving Cultural Change in Networked Libraries Book Review:

The advent of globally networked information is a historic change and educational, commercial and industrial institutions depend on its effective exploitation for success. This book looks at the cultural and human factors which are often the biggest obstacles and at how they may be overcome, through understanding recent developments in technical services, the difference between service and technical orientation, organizational culture, the role of subject expertise and the cultural heritage of the information profession.

Leading Change

Leading Change
Author: John P. Kotter
Publsiher: Harvard Business Press
Total Pages: 194
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 1422186431
ISBN 13: 9781422186435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leading Change Book Review:

Offers advice on how to lead an organization into change, including establishing a sense of urgency, developing a vision and strategy, and generating short-term wins.

Library Literature

Library Literature
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015081495395
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library Literature Book Review:

"An index to library and information science".

Surviving the Future

Surviving the Future
Author: Gail Munde,Kenneth Marks
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2009-03-14
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015078802942
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surviving the Future Book Review:

Chandos Publishing is a leading international publisher of books in the following areas:

Six Sigma in HR Transformation

Six Sigma in HR Transformation
Author: Mr Ian Hunter,Mr Mircea Albeanu
Publsiher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
Total Pages: 142
Release: 2012-09-28
ISBN 10: 1409458776
ISBN 13: 9781409458777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Six Sigma in HR Transformation Book Review:

In the business world, especially in manufacturing or quality management, the term Six Sigma usually refers to a set of tools and methodologies developed by Motorola to improve processes by eliminating defects. So why should the HR professional care what Six Sigma is or how it can be applied in the HR function? According to the specialists at Orion Partners, there are ten key reasons: ∗ to create excellence in process delivery; ∗ to reduce defects; ∗ to increase efficiency; ∗ to create a quality focused mindset; ∗ to benefit from best practice; ∗ to bring clarity to the processes of HR; ∗ to use a structured scientific approach; ∗ to speak the same language and improve communication; ∗ to gain control over your processes; ∗ and to strengthen your business case. Mircea Albeanu and Ian Hunter explain some of the basic concepts to show how applying Six Sigma tools and methodologies can be used to manage the practical challenges of improving HR operations to meet your organization's expectations at a lower cost and with greater efficiency. To help illustrate some of the key messages examples are drawn from Orion Partners' work using Six Sigma tools with international organizations over the last seven years. This concise guide is ideal for project and programme managers involved in business transformation, and for HR managers as well as Six Sigma specialists seeking to understand its applications within human resources. About The Gower HR Transformation Series: The Human Resources function faces a continuing challenge to its role and purpose, in many organizations it has suffered from serious under-representation at strategic, board level. Yet, faced with the challenges of globalism, the need to innovate, manage knowledge, attract and retain the very best employees, organizations need an HR function that can lead from the front. The process of transforming the function is complex and rarely linear. It includes the practical challenges of improving HR operations to meet customer expectations at lower cost and with greater efficiency. The Gower HR Transformation Series will help; it uses a blend of conceptual frameworks, practical advice and global case study examples to cover each of the main elements of the HR transformation process. The books in the series follow a standard format to make them easy to read and reference. Together, the titles create a definitive guide from one of the leading specialist HR transformation consultancies; an organization that has been involved in HR transformation for clients as diverse as Bombardier Transportation, Marks & Spencer, Barnardo's, Oxfam, Schroders, UnitedHealth Group, Nestlé, BP, HM Prison Service, Transport for London and Vodafone.

Getting the Word Out

Getting the Word Out
Author: Maria Bonn,Mike Furlough,Association of College and Research Libraries,American Library Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 275
Release: 2014-12
ISBN 10: 9780838986974
ISBN 13: 0838986978
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2008
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015079680461
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Academic Library Impact

Academic Library Impact
Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway,William Harvey (Software engineer),Vanessa Kitzie,Stephanie Mikitish
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 124
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 9780838989760
ISBN 13: 0838989764
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Academic Library Impact Book Review:

Best practices developed by the profession in capturing and emphasizing academic libraries' contributions to student learning, success, and experience.

The Change Leader s Roadmap

The Change Leader s Roadmap
Author: Linda Ackerman Anderson,Dean Anderson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2010-10-12
ISBN 10: 9780470877937
ISBN 13: 0470877936
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Change Leader s Roadmap Book Review:

This is the most complete change methodology we have found anywhere." -- Pete Fox, General Manager, Corporate Accounts, Microsoft US In these turbulent times, competent change leadership is a most coveted leadership skill, and savvy change consultants are becoming trusted participants at the board table. For both leaders and consultants, knowing how to navigate the complexities of organization transformation is fast becoming the key to a successful career. This second edition of the author?s landmark book is the king of all ?how-to? books on change. It provides a strategic overview of the author?s proven change process methodology, as well as pragmatic guidance and tools for each key step in a complex transformational change process. The Change Leader?s Roadmap is the most comprehensive guide available for building transformational change strategy and designing and implementing successful transformation. Based on thirty years of action research with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, the military, and large non-profit global organizations. Outlines every key step in a transformational change process Provides worksheets, tools, case examples, and assessments that you can immediately apply to all types of change efforts Includes updated information on a wealth of topics including the critical path tasks and how to use the CLR to change minds and cultures The new edition also includes new activities, methods for building change capability, guiding principles for change, and advice for leading the human dynamics in change and creating an organizational vision. This book is specifically written for leaders, project managers, OD practitioners, change practitioners, and consultants seeking greater change results.

College and Research Libraries

College and Research Libraries
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1986
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B4341941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

College and Research Libraries Book Review:

Includes section "Book reviews," Mar. 1940-

Achieving Excellence in Business

Achieving Excellence in Business
Author: Kenneth E. Ebel
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 208
Release: 1991-08-02
ISBN 10: 9780824785222
ISBN 13: 0824785223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Achieving Excellence in Business Book Review:

This book identifies basic quality precepts and provides succinct guidance on the process of developing effective quality management and a total quality culture of a business. It assists managers in ensuring the long-term success of their business.

Australian Academic Libraries in the Seventies

Australian Academic Libraries in the Seventies
Author: Dietrich Hans Borchardt
Publsiher: St. Lucia ; New York : University of Queensland Press
Total Pages: 331
Release: 1984
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B3939076
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Library Herald

Library Herald
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2004
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015079655224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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