Staff Management

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Books

O’Connor, S (2015) Library Management in Disruptive Times: Skills and Knowledge for an Uncertain Future, Facet Publishing << check your library >>

Offers perspectives on the challenge of the current operating environment across a range of library sectors, library professional associations and geographic regions. E.g. Change management, library management, future planning. [Last checked: 23/8/19]

Graban, M and Swartz, J (2012) Healthcare Kaizen: Engaging Front-line Staff in Sustainable Continuous Improvements, CRC Press<< check your library >>

Focuses on the principles and methods of daily continuous improvement, or Kaizen, for healthcare professionals and organizations. Kaizen is a Japanese word that means “change for the better”. [Last checked: 23/8/19]

Jordan, P and Lloyd, C (2017) Staff Management in Library and Information Work<< check your library >>

This standard text has been fully revised and updated for its fourth edition to reflect continuing technological changes, as well as issues such as social inclusion, lifelong learning and European employment legislation.  [Last checked: 23/8/19]

Keen, M (2018) Supervision and Management An Introduction for Support Staff – Library Support Staff Handbooks<< check your library >>

Many library support staff (LSS) who do not have management training will assume supervisory roles in library services during their careers. This book is written to help LSS understand, support, and apply the basic principles of library supervision and management in their work  [Last checked: 23/8/19]

Websites

Mind Tools Team Management

This page helps you learn 263 different management skills. On it, you’ll discover how to recruit, build and manage a highly effective team; develop and motivate team members; delegate effectively; and manage teams in more than 30 countries around the world. [Last checked: 23/8/19]

Support for New Managers

This page features information, useful links and guidance for new managers at HCLU and LIHNN which will be useful across regions. On it you’ll find an exit questionnaire for outgoing managers, what to do when a new manager is appointed, and what to do afterwards. [Last checked: 23/8/19]