Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries Book

Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries


  • Author : Michael A. Crumpton
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-07-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780634456

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Strategic Human Resource Planning for Academic Libraries Excerpt :

Strategic Human Resources Planning for Academic Libraries: Information, Technology and Organization provides an in-depth discussion of human resources as a strategic element of a library organization, especially as staffing needs and competencies change. The book focuses on the impact of human resource practices in a library setting, discussing several aspects, including the role of human resources when the library is part of a larger organization, along with information on how to identify strategic objectives that are expected and related to workforce issues. In addition, the book reviews hiring practices, reorganizations of staff, use of temps or time-limited positions, and how students, volunteers, and internships can make a strategic difference overall. Chapters address competencies across different levels of employment within different library types and consider how those competencies are changing Presents how leadership and library leaders must utilize human resources as a valuable tool for developing a strong and healthy organization Addresses human resource tools, such as job tasks analysis and the creation of equitable payroll structures Demonstrate the use and benefit of multiple employee statuses that provide flexibility and resourcefulness to end users

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries Book

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries


  • Author : Michael A. Crumpton
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-12-04
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538134986

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Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries Excerpt :

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.

Do We Need HR  Book

Do We Need HR


  • Author : Paul Sparrow
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137313775

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Do We Need HR Excerpt :

Written by a leading team of authors with contributions from top HR professionals, Do We Need HR? is an important book which addresses issues surrounding the role, structure and challenges for HR departments and how the field may be affected by new types of organizations, networks and methods of working.

Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries Book

Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries


  • Author : Stephen Mossop
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780633909

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Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries 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

The Future of Human Resources in Canadian Libraries Book

The Future of Human Resources in Canadian Libraries


  • Author : Ernest Boyce Ingles
  • Publisher : Wirth-Institute for Australian and Central Europe Studies
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Librarians
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061015007

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The Future of Human Resources in Canadian Libraries Excerpt :

The University of Alberta, with financial assistance from various library associations, governments, individual libraries and universities developed a comprehensive study on the state of human resources of the library profession in Canada. The 8 R’s discussed in the report are: recruitment, retirement, retention, rejuvenation, repatriation, re-accreditation, remuneration and restructuring.

Academic Library Management Book

Academic Library Management


  • Author : Tammy Nickelson Dearie
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2018-12-13
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838915592

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Academic Library Management Excerpt :

What does successful academic library management look like in the real world? A team of editors, all administrators at large research libraries, here present a selection of case studies which dive deeply into the subject to answer that question. Featuring contributions from a range of practicing academic library managers, this book spotlights case studies equally useful for LIS students and current managers;touches upon such key issues as human resource planning, public relations, financial management, organizational culture, and ethics and confidentiality;examines how to use project management methodology to reorganize technical services, create a new liaison service model, advance a collaborative future, and set up on-the-spot mentoring;discusses digital planning for archives and special collections;rejects "one size fits all" solutions to common challenges in academic libraries in favor of creative problem solving; andprovides guidance on how to use case studies as effective models for positive change at one's own institution. LIS instructors, students, and academic library practitioners will all find enrichment from this selection of case studies.

Strategic Planning for Academic Libraries Book

Strategic Planning for Academic Libraries


  • Author : Gregory Coyne Thompson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Academic libraries
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN 10 : 083891893X

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Strategic Planning for Academic Libraries Excerpt :

Each chapter of this book is focused on one stage of the strategic planning process. Such planning will help in meeting current challenges, as well as in developing flexible ways to approach future challenges. By combining both theoretical and real-life examples, the authors hope to cover situations that will prove helpful to other libraries considering such a project. -- adapted from introduction

Human Resource Management in Today s Academic Library Book

Human Resource Management in Today s Academic Library


  • Author : Janice Simmons-Welburn
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 0313320764

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Human Resource Management in Today s Academic Library Excerpt :

"Academic libraries underwent tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they sought redefinition as learning organizations. This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of human resources in academic libraries. As organizations, academic libraries have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism. They have faced challenges from shifting workplace demographics and evolving technology that have directly impacted the recruitment and retention of staff as well as an array of issues that mirror concerns across campuses"--P. [4] of cover.

Teaching Human Resource Management Book

Teaching Human Resource Management


  • Author : Suzanne C. de Janasz,
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-07-27
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786439796

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Teaching Human Resource Management Excerpt :

Filled with over 65 valuable case studies, role plays, video-based discussions, simulations, reflective exercises and other experiential activities, Teaching Human Resource Management enables HR professors, practitioners and students at all levels, to engage and enhance knowledge and skills on a wide range of HR concepts. This book breathes life into the teaching of Human Resource Management and readers will be able to better relate theoretical concepts to workplace decisions and dilemmas.

Managing Information Services Book

Managing Information Services


  • Author : Sue Roberts
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : 9781856045155

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Managing Information Services Excerpt :

This sophisticated primer draws together in an accessible form the principles of management as they need to be understood by library and information professionals. Written by a practising library manager and a management academic, the text introduces and applies the latest management concepts to library management practice. Since most libraries are part of a wider organization, their management practice will be influenced by that organizational setting, whether the setting be a university, a local authority or a business. Responding effectively within this organizational context is a key theme that runs through this text. Library management is concerned with managing collections, people, services, resources, information and finance, but managers also need to work beyond the confines of the library. They need to understand and influence their environment, to respond to the power and politics of a situation, to contribute to strategic direction in arenas related to knowledge management, learning and information, and to promote their own careers. The scene is set through the first two chapters, on management and organizations respectively. The first chapter covers the nature of management, management roles and competencies, and reviews the range and scope of library management. The second chapter focuses on the organizational context in which management is performed. The core of the book is a series of chapters in some of the key areas that constitute the management role: people, and their behaviour and management, marketing and user relationships, quality management, finances and resources, environment and context, and strategy and planning. Each chapter is well illustrated with relevant examples, checklists and models. Chapters conclude with a list of further reading, and a list of review topics, which can be used as the basis for revision for study purposes, or as a prompt to encourage reflection on the content of the book, for the professional reader. Key areas cov

Strategic Human Resource Management Book

Strategic Human Resource Management


  • Author : Noel Tichy, Charles Fombrun, Mary Ann Devanna
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 37
  • ISBN 10 : UOMDLP:b2036046:0001.001

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The 21st Century Academic Library Book

The 21st Century Academic Library


  • Author : Mary K. Bolin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081018675

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The 21st Century Academic Library Excerpt :

The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data. The organization of the library follows the path of a print book or journal: acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, reference, instruction, preservation and general administration. Most libraries still have public services and technical services, and are still very print-based in their organization, while their collections and services are increasingly electronic and virtual. This book gathers information on organizational patterns of large academic libraries in the US and Europe, providing data that could motivate libraries to adopt innovative organizational structures or assess the effectiveness of their current organizational patterns. Contributes to the literature on the globalization of information and of library and information science Analyzes and presents data in a way that allows librarians and library administrators to consider what organizational patterns are the most effective for the goals they are pursuing Includes emerging patterns that are not widely seen in the academic library population

Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation Book

Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation


  • Author : Janet Crum
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-29
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789732078

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Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation Excerpt :

Libraries have recently begun doing more to support entrepreneurship and innovation within their communities. This volume explores how this has come about, looking at libraries from across North America, Europe and Africa, and helps position readers to better understand what is happening, and how this can be brought to further institutions.

Library Staffing for the Future Book

Library Staffing for the Future


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-09
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785604980

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Library Staffing for the Future Excerpt :

This latest volume contains approaches from researchers around the world. The chapters explore such issues as skills-building and other professional development activities, changing demographic profiles of staff, changing modes of resource provision, succession planning, remote work, and planning for Linked Data.