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The Library Compensation Handbook

A Guide for Administrators, Librarians and Staff

by David A. Baldwin

 

This book provides library managers with essential information about establishing and maintaining a compensation system that meets the needs of library employees and furthers organizational goals.

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March 2003

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Pages 272
Volumes 1
Size 6x9
Topics Management and Administration/Human Resources and Communication
  • Hardcover

    978-1-56308-970-1

    $58.00

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    978-0-313-02295-1

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Often the largest budget item in libraries, employee compensation is a vital, heavily discussed issue. This book provides library managers with essential information about establishing and maintaining a compensation system that meets the needs of library employees and furthers organizational goals. Written for library employees who want to know how salaries are determined and what opportunities are available to influence compensation, this book offers answers to virtually every question about compensation, policies, and practices.

Major sections include:
• Introduction
• Basic Library Compensation Management
• Developing an Internal Library Job Structure
• Developing a Library Pay Structure
• Pay for Performance
• Performance Appraisals & Pay
• Library Staff Pay Strategies
• Librarian Pay Strategies
• Wage Gap & Pay Equity
• Addressing Pay Issues in Libraries
• Indirect Compensation
• Laws Affecting Library
• Compensation
• Income Replacement Programs
• Compensation Administration in Libraries
• Glossary

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Intended to help managers and employees understand all aspects of compensation for librarians and staff, this book offers brief, easy-to-understand answers to virtually every basic question about compensation, policies, and practices.—Booklist/Professional Reading

Anyone interested in pay issues will want to check out ^IThe Library Compensation Handbook: A Guide for Administrators, Librarians, and Staff.^R—American Libraries

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