Browse 1987: Critical Issues in Library Personnel Management by Title

  • Martell, Charles (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In this article, the concept of productivity is recast. This is necessary because the nature of work is undergoing a profound transformation. As a result, corporate and political leaders are seeking to build an institutional ...
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  • Sullivan, Peggy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Allerton Park Institutes are part of a long tradition, but the one in 1987 has been presented in a somewhat different way from earlier ones. There were options on programs to attend, opportunities for considerable interaction, ...
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  • Maehr, Martin L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article is concerned with how persons in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of an organization. Recent research on employee motivation is briefly summarized ...
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  • Holman, Norman (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Drawing mostly from the history of public sector collective bargaining in Ohio, laws and chronology are examined for insight into the importance of management rights and prerogatives. Special attention is given to dispute ...
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  • Cohen, Lucy R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In order for any performance evaluation system to be effective, it should provide believable information about a staff member's job performance. A performance evaluation system based on performance goals and measures ...
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  • Rubin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Today the proliferation of library technologies has highlighted rather than diminished the vital role that people play in the changing library environment. The purpose of the 29th Allerton Conference was to identify and ...
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  • Bowen, Christopher F. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article uses the experience of one medium-sized public library to survey the steps that might be followed in evaluating an institution, examine the work of its employees, and develop a program to provide equitable ...
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  • Duda, Frederick (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Compensation, stated succinctly, is what employees get in exchange for their work. The adequacy of the compensation has great impact on the ability of an organization to meet its goals. Inadequate compensation leads to ...
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  • 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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  • (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
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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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  • 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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  • Bunge, Charles A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article provides information on organizational approaches to managing stress in the library workplace; defines stress as a person's psychological and physiological response to the perception of a demand or challenge; ...
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  • Lipow, Anne Grodzins (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article, "Why Training Doesn't Stick," presupposes that it does not, and that, as a matter of course, it is a waste of precious dollars to send someone to a workshop or a seminar for training. Soon after training ...
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