Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries

Written By Stephen Mossop
Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 January 2013
  • ISBN : 1780633904
  • Pages : 220 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries written by Stephen Mossop which was release on 29 January 2013, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries

Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Stephen Mossop
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : 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 ...

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Michael A. Crumpton,Nora J. Bird
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-12-04
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : 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 ...

Technology Change and the Academic Library

Technology  Change and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-22
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : 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 ...

Transformational change to reduce deforestation and climate change impacts

Transformational change to reduce deforestation and climate change impacts
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2021-10-29
  • Total pages : 62
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : In this study, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) teamed up to investigate how transformational change (transformational change) is understood in the scientific literature. The study, the first of its kind to review academic studies on transformational change, ...

Customer Service in Academic Libraries

Customer Service in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Stephen Mossop
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : The term 'customer service' is not new to the academic library community. Academic libraries exist to serve the needs of their community, and hence customer service is essential. However, the term can be applied in a variety of ways, from a thin veneer of politeness, to an all-encompassing ethic focussing ...

Libraries Within Their Institutions

Libraries Within Their Institutions
  • Author : Rita Pellen,William Miller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Discover how your library—and its patrons—can benefit from internal partnerships, collaborations, and interactions Libraries Within Their Institutions: Creative Collaborations examines the ways librarians work within their own universities, municipalities, or government units to form partnerships that ensure the best possible service to their patrons. An excellent companion and ...

Transforming Academic Library Instruction

Transforming Academic Library Instruction
  • Author : Amanda Nichols Hess
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : 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....

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Kelly Blessinger,Paul Hrycaj
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-11
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Workplace culture refers to conditions that collectively influence the work atmosphere. These can include policies, norms, and unwritten standards for behavior. This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioners’ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician. The book asks the following questions: ...

Library 2020

Library 2020
  • Author : Joseph Janes
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-23
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Broadly representative of important perspectives and aspects within the profession as well as featuring important voices beyond the professional realm, Library 2020 presents thought-provoking and illuminating visions from many points of view. It is both required reading for library leaders and trustees as well as an ideal supplemental text for LIS ...

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The New Library Legacy
  • Author : Susan A. Lee
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2014-10-10
  • Total pages : 134
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Download or read online The New Library Legacy written by Susan A. Lee, published by Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG which was released on 2014-10-10. Get The New Library Legacy Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users ...

Helping the Difficult Library Patron

Helping the Difficult Library Patron
  • Author : Linda S Katz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : This insightful book shows you how to deal with an issue as old as the library profession: interacting with problem patrons. It looks at this fact of life that affects almost every facet of library work and provides practical solutions--some developed within the field and some borrowed from other professions--that ...

Downsizing in Academic Libraries

Downsizing in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Ethel Auster,Shauna Taylor
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Ethel Auster and Shauna Taylor's Downsizing in Academic Libraries is a comprehensive study of the trials faced by Canadian academic libraries in the 1990s....

The Value of Academic Libraries

The Value of Academic Libraries
  • Author : Megan Oakleaf
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : 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" ...

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 : 1780633904
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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 ...