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
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  • 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 ...

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Technology  Change and the Academic Library
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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-28
  • 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 ...

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  • 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....

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  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2014-10-10
  • Total pages : 134
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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....

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: ...

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Collaboration and the Academic Library
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  • 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 ...

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  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 184
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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" ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2015-04-09
  • Total pages : 206
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Summary : Will library technical services exist thirty years from now? If so, what do leading experts see as the direction of the field? In this visionary look at the future of technical services, Mary Beth Weber, Head of Central Technical Services at Rutgers and editor of Library Resources and Technical Services (...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-09-14
  • Total pages : 1482
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Summary : Businesses consistently work on new projects, products, and workflows to remain competitive and successful in the modern business environment. To remain zealous, businesses must employ the most effective methods and tools in human resources, project management, and overall business plan execution as competitors work to succeed as well. Advanced Methodologies ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-09-12
  • Total pages : 391
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Summary : As the Chinese economy develops, academic libraries continue to evolve and provide indispensable services for their users. Throughout this growth, the scientific and cultural dialogue between China and the United States has made it necessary for each country’s libraries to understand each other. Academic libraries often act as catalysts ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Author : Marcy Simons
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2017-11-08
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration continues the discussions around change and transformation that are taking place in the library profession today. Academic libraries are undergoing change at a remarkable rate and have been through transitions that were unthinkable before disruptive technology changed everything. For academic libraries, changes in higher education, ...

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  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : The future of academic librarianship is being shaped by the willingness and ability of librarians to lead and to be creative in their responses to the pressures and challenges facing higher education, libraries, and our profession. Leadership is nothing new for librarians. A look at the careers of several librarians ...

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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-04-27
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1780633904
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Summary : Focusing on academic libraries and librarians who are extending the boundaries of e-learning, this collection of essays presents new ways of using information and communication technologies to create learning experiences for a variety of user communities. Essays feature e-learning projects involving MOOCs (massive open online courses), augmented reality, chatbots and ...