ABC-CLIO

Library and Information Center Management

Seventh Edition

by Robert D. Stueart and Barbara B. Moran

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Abortion in the United States

June 2007

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 520
Volumes 1
Size 7x10
Grade College
Topics Management and Administration/General
  Librarianship: Philosophy, Values, and Issues/General
Description

The latest edition of this management classic sports a fresh new look to complement its updated content. It continues to cover all of the important functions involved in library management and development. New chapters on marketing, team building, and ethics have been added; thought provoking mini-cases and other activities introduced or expanded; and more international materials referenced than ever before. A perennial favorite in the classroom, an invaluable reference source for information managers everywhere.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Website
SECTION 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: Managing in Today's Library and Information Centers
Chapter 2: Evolution of Management Thought
Chapter 3: Change--The Innovative Process
SECTION 2: Planning
Chapter 4: Planning Information Services and Systems
Chapter 5: Strategic Planning--Thinking and Doing
Chapter 6: Marketing Information Services
SECTION 3: Organizing
Chapter 7: Organizations and Organizational Culture
Chapter 8: Structuring the Organization--Specialization and Coordination
Chapter 9: Types of Formal Organizations--Today and in the Future
SECTION 4: Human Resources
Chapter 10: Staffing the Library
Chapter 11: The Human Resources Functions in the Library
Chapter 12: Other Issues in Human Resource Management
SECTION 5: Leading
Chapter 13: Motivation
Chapter 14: Leadership
Chapter 15: Ethics
Chapter 16: Communication
Chapter 17: Participative Management and the Use of Teams in Libraries
SECTION 6: Coordinating
Chapter 18: Measuring, Evaluating, and Coordinating Organziational Performance
Chapter 19: Financial Responsibility and Control
SECTION 7: Managing in the 21st Century
Chapter 20: Managers: The Next Generation
Index

Series Description

Library and Information Science Text Series


Covering essential LIS skills and areas of study, Libraries Unlimited Library and Information Science Textbook Series brings you trusted, state-of-the-art resources from top faculty to help prepare and teach a wide variety of LIS courses. Specifically designed for full- and part-time faculty and students, these books are also solid professional resources for LIS practitioners.

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