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Strategic Management for Today's Libraries (ALA Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

Mason outlines the different forces influencing libraries today and explains how and why librarians can use external changes to initiate positive outcomes for libraries and their users.

Book News Annotation:

Maintaining that strategic management principles can help libraries cope with the changing environment of today, this manual outlines different external forces affecting libraries and explains how why librarians must manage these forces as they manage internal resources. Among the external factors are political context, innovation, economic issues, and the impact of technology. Management techniques for turning these factors towards the library's advantage are explored.
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Synopsis:

Strategic management helps you cope with external changes as you work to propel your library's mission. Mason outlines the different forces influencing libraries today and explains how and why librarians can use external changes to initiate positive outcomes for the library and its patrons.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780838907573
Author:
Mason, Marilyn Gell
Publisher:
American Library Association
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Strategic planning
Subject:
Library & Information Science
Subject:
Library administration
Subject:
Libraries and society
Subject:
Strategic planning -- United States.
Subject:
Libraries and society -- United States.
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
ALA Editions
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
146
Dimensions:
9.97x7.04x.38 in. .64 lbs.

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