Browse Library Trends 53 (1) Summer 2004: Organizational Development and Leadership by Issue Date

  • Russell, Keith W.; Stephens, Denise (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    One of the growing trends in libraries, especially academic research libraries, is an increase in the number of institutions that are using organizational development (OD) philosophy, processes, and tools on a regular ...

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  • Bernfeld, Betsy A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    While much of the development of learning organizations within libraries has taken place in large academic institutions, Peter Senge’s theoretical concepts are just as valuable in public libraries, even comparatively small ...

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  • Moore, Thomas L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    This article defines facilitative leadership as advocated by Roger Schwarz and describes the use of this relatively new leadership approach in a public library system. It lists and defines the four core values followed ...

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  • Deiss, Kathryn J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Creating services that add value for the customer takes precedence over all other drivers in determining organizational success in the twentyfirst century. Libraries uniquely capable of anticipating and meeting customer needs ...

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  • Oltmanns, Gail V. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    A library that recognizes the need for and benefits of assessment of performance and service presents rewarding opportunities for staff to become more engaged in their work and to identify more strongly with the ...

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  • Giesecke, Joan; McNeil, Beth (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Peter Senge popularized the concept of the learning organization, and several libraries have tried, with varying degrees of success, to adopt the learning organization model. This article explores why organizations consider ...

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  • Phipps, Shelley E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Leadership in the design of organizational systems is the primary focus of an organizational development (OD) position. The OD consultant (internal or external) guides the leadership group to understand the complex nature ...

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  • Stephens, Denise; Russell, Keith W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    This article discusses the actual and potential use of organizational development (OD) premises and practices in libraries. Several academic research libraries have adopted an OD approach in order to create and maintain ...

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  • Hawthorne, Pat (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    The human resources (HR) function within organizations has expanded beyond administrative and operational roles to include more strategic responsibilities. This change is requiring HR practitioners to take on new types ...

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  • Hiller, Steve; Self, James (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    The wise use of data, information, and knowledge in planning, decisionmaking, and management can improve library performance. While libraries have long collected data, however, it is only recently that they have begun ...

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  • Sullivan, Maureen (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Appreciative Inquiry is a different approach to organizational development, one that calls for the deliberate search for what contributes to organizational effectiveness and excellence. Appreciative Inquiry is a ...

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  • Russell, Keith W.; Stephens, Denise (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    One of the growing trends in libraries, especially academic research libraries, is an increase in the number of institutions that are using organizational development (OD) philosophy, processes, and tools on a regular basis. ...

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  • Holloway, Karen (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    More and more academic research libraries are applying organizational development (OD) concepts in their organizations. The outcomes of focusing on and utilizing this management approach are described, including how OD ...

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  • Mason, Florence M.; Wetherbee, Louella V. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Leadership concepts and theories began appearing in the library literature in the late 1980s. By the 1990s a number of leadership development programs were being offered that were designed to develop librarian leadership ...

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  • Kaarst-Brown, Michelle L.; Nicholson, Scott; von Dran, Gisela M.; Stanton, Jeffrey M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Theorists have suggested that organizational culture is a strategic resource that has value in ensuring the continuing existence and success of organizations (Michalisin, Smith, & Kline, 1997; Barney, 1986, 1991; Hult, ...

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