The Art of People Management in Libraries by James McKinlay
Tips for Managing your Most Vital Resource (Chandos Information Professional Series)

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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 challengesProvides examples from organizations to highlight concepts and their applicationsSummary of key points at the end of each chapter, as well as specific tips in three areas: A - Attention (things to pay attention to); R - Results (initiatives that help to achieve desired results) and T - Techniques (ways to apply the concepts presented.

About James McKinlay

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James McKinlay has provided consulting services to public sector organisations throughout Canada and the USA for more than 25 years and is one of two co-founders of the Haines Centre for Strategic Management. Vicki Williamson has held senior leadership positions in universities and research libraries in both Australia and Canada and her doctorial research focused on educational innovation, strategic planning and change management.
Published January 20, 2010 by Chandos Publishing. 288 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference.