Browse by Subject "Human resources"

  • Larson, Lars (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    Barth's distinction is that there are two types of people: those who divide people into two types and those who don't. This distinction is an appropriate one for the study of leadership, a field which consists of ...

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  • Kleingartner, Archie; Kennelly, Jean R. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    In the 1970s we are observing another period of intense interest in collective bargaining. The fact that the 20th Annual Allerton Park Institute is devoted entirely to the question of collective bargaining in libraries ...

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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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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Ethics relating to human resources management in the library and information services profession must be viewed from a more comprehensive ethical stance at the outset. Since this conference is devoted to a wide range ...

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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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  • Rubin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993)
    There is no doubt that human resources decisions are among the most difficult to make. Not only do they have the potential to affect significantly the productivity and morale of staff, they are fraught with legal pitfalls. ...

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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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  • 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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  • Vorwerk, Richard J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    As supervisors in libraries, our job is to achieve, through the efforts of others, those results for which we are responsible. On the surface, the task appears to be relatively simple. However, if we were aware of all the ...

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  • Dowell, David R. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    My experience indicates that there are two key elements in getting work done through people. The first is to select the right person for each position and the second is to give each staff member the training needed to ...

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