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Title Shaping the future : advancing the understanding of leadership / Peter Hernon, editor
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 245 pages) : illustrations
Contents Managerial leadership in academic and public libraries : an introduction / by Peter Hernon -- Leadership theories that lead to effective practice / by Maureen Sullivan -- The perspectives of some academic library leaders / by Peter Hernon -- Leadership in public libraries / by Peter Hernon -- Research skills for managerial leadership / by Danuta A. Nitecki -- A research agenda / by Peter Hernon -- Revisiting managerial leadership as an area of doctoral study / by Peter Hernon -- Case study method : an overview / by Maureen Sullivan -- Student case studies -- Scenario planning / by Joan Giesecke -- Student scenario plans -- Research on leadership : adding to knowledge
Summary For any business or organization, having effective leadership, management, and planning are critical to success. Library and information science institutions are no different. Librarians leading professional associations, management and leadership instructors at LIS schools and the students enrolled in those courses should pay careful attention to research that indicates how to best serve their patrons, communities, and stakeholders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Leadership -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- United States.
Leadership -- United States.
Library administration -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- United States.
Library administration -- United States.
Library administrators -- Training of -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Hernon, Peter.
ISBN 1598846167 (electronic bk.)
9781598846164 (electronic bk.)