Browse by Subject "Library personnel management"

  • Neal, James G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Employee turnover is an important measure of the health of an organization. All libraries should implement a three-step program of turnover management: the collection and analysis of data on turnover patterns, the ...

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  • Griffen, Agnes M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The purpose of this paper is to share information I have gathered through experience and reading which I hope will illustrate why affirmative action can be sound management. This information should enable the reader ...

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  • Albright, Elaine M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The most effective means of handling employee problems is to recognize and eliminate their probable cause before they arise. The authors of other papers included in these proceedings have provided guidance for avoiding ...

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  • Atkinson, Hugh C. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The importance of good supervision is obvious, so this paper will concentrate instead on the meaning of good supervision and some of the problems of supervision in libraries. In the general personnel management of ...

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  • Calabrese, Richard (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The responsibilities of modern supervisors have been expanded to include planning, operating and controlling the production and personnel functions of their departments. Supervisors also have a strong voice in decision-making, ...

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  • Sager, Donald J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    While most people have a fair idea of what leadership is, there is some disagreement about the meaning of motivation. For many, motivation is the method used to get people to work. For others it represents higher salaries, ...

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  • Dainoff, Marvin J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    I am by no means an expert on library systems. My primary connection with such systems is that of the typical university professor i.e., I am a patron. However, I do know something about office automation. In particular I ...

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  • Pratter, Jonathan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    The English word private comes from the Latin privatus meaning "withdrawn from public life, deprived of office, peculiar to oneself, or private," and which is itself the past participle otprivare, meaning "to bereave or ...

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  • Rubin, Richard E. (editor) (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)

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  • Baker, Sharon L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    While some resistance to change is inevitable, this article suggests that inept management strategies can often cause the normal unease associated with a change to accelerate into more severe problems. Reasons for ...

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  • Gilliland, Anne J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    I want to begin by reading two letters to you which were published in the 1 April 1985 issue of Time magazine under the heading LIBRARY BYTES. The first letter, from Kenneth N. Sharpe of Peachtree City, Georgia, asked a ...

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  • Roman, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Editor's Note: At the time she delivered this paper, Susan Roman was Head, Youth Services, Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, Illinois. Her examples are from that public library. "Whether we like it or not, the child ...

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  • Edmonds, Leslie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    My topic is service to other special populations and online catalogs and library automation. The special populations to be examined are the handicapped, the elderly, and the non-English speaking. It should be pointed out ...

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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Entry-level recruitment to library organizations is discussed in light of the complex labor pool. Suggestions are provided for better techniques to accommodate both employer and employee goals. The need for clearer ...

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  • Bailey, Martha J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    The literature of library and information management is often of little assistance to the professional who supervises. Interactions with departments and services of the parent organization, such as conforming to policies ...

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  • Drescher, Judith A.; Syed, Christopher; Shaw, Barbara; Bentley, Stella (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Editor's note: The following is an edited transcript of a panel discussion on staff involvement in library automation. The panelists are: Judith A. Drescher now director of the Memphis and Shelby County Public Library ...

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  • Passmore, David; Tomczak, Tom; Halbrook, Barbara; McMahon, Marian; Siciliano, Tony (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    In preparing the institute program, the planning committee decided to invite representative professional librarians who had recently experienced the role change from supervisee to supervisor (which frequently includes ...

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  • Myers, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    The clinic's theme, "Human Aspects of Library Automation," implies that personnel considerations will be addressed throughout the conference. Other speakers have addressed and will be discussing certain personnel aspects ...

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