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Summary: The book provides a practical approach to solving management problems in information and library services. The aim is to demonstrate that some simple mathematical techniques can be used to make the life of the harassed manager easier - and more interesting. Key Features: 1.It focuses on the problems first, rather than the theory 2.Uses current examples and hot topics 3.Evidence-based: uses research studies to show what works and what does not The Author - Dr Christine Urquhart is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies, University of Wales Aberystwyth. She leads postgraduate research training programmes in the Department. Her research interests concern information behaviour and health information management research. She has worked for the Department since 1993, and prior to that worked in a variety of information and library posts. Readership: Information and library service managers, information management and business information technology students. Contents: Performance measurement Cooperation and collaboration The Pareto rule and the problems of user satisfaction Impact and cost evaluation Information and cost uncertainty Forecasting and simulation Conclusion Bibliography

Synopsis:

The book provides a practical approach to solving management problems in information and library services. The aim is to demonstrate that some simple mathematical techniques can be used to make the life of the harassed manager easier and more interesting.

About the Author

Christine Urquhart is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at the University of Wales Aberystwyth.

Table of Contents

Performance measurement

Cooperation and collaboration

The Pareto rule and the problems of user satisfaction

Impact and cost evaluation

Information and uncertainty

Forecasting and simulation

Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843341840
Author:
Urquhart, Christine
Publisher:
Chandos Publishing
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Library & Information Science
Subject:
Information services
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Library Skills
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Business management
Subject:
Education-Skill Builders
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.21 x 6.14 x 0.44 in

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Business » Human Resource Management
Business » Management
Education » Skill Builders
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science » Administration and Management

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