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ERIC Number: ED017305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 69
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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INSTITUTE ON PLANNING HELD AT UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, PROCEEDINGS (EUGENE, AUGUST 23-27, 1965).
ENGEN, RICHARD B.
CONDUCTED BY THE OREGON STATE LIBRARY WITH DR. PRESTON P. LE BRETON FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SERVING AS THE CONSULTANT, THIS WEEK LONG INSTITUTE WAS HELD TO PREPARE LIBRARY ADMINISTRATORS FOR STATE-WIDE PLANNING FOR LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT IN OREGON. SPECIFIC GOALS OF INSTITUTE PARTICIPANTS WERE TO EXAMINE ACCEPTED MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE PRINCIPLES, TO DETERMINE AND IMPROVE PLANNING SKILLS, AND TO DISCOVER HOW PERSONAL VALUES AND ATTITUDES INFLUENCE ADMINISTRATION. LECTURES, PANELS, AND GROUP DISCUSSIONS COVER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--(1) ORGANIZING FOR PLANNING, INCLUDING AN EXPLORATION OF THE OVERALL PLANNING CONCEPT AND MODEL, (2) FORECASTING TRENDS, DETERMINATION OF NEEDS, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF GOALS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA, (3) OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO MANAGEMENT, WITH DISCUSSION OF QUANTATIVE ANALYSIS AND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AS AIDS TO PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING, AND (4) COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING IN OTHER FIELDS, COVERING STATE AND LOCAL PLANNING AND ASPECTS OF ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY PLANNING OF INTEREST TO LIBRARIANS. APPENDIXES INCLUDE A SELECTED READING LIST ON PLANNING AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF INSTITUTE SPEAKERS. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE OREGON STATE LIBRARY, SALEM, OREGON 97301, FOR $2.00. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Oregon State Library, Salem.
Identifiers: OREGON; Oregon (Eugene)