Discusses the development of a management technique that combats the impact of organizational retrenchment and its practical applications within special libraries and as an aid to survival of the parent organization. Five major classes of strategies are outlined--resource development, productivity, economy measures, interorganizational cooperation, and reorganization. Sixteen references are included. (EJS)
Revised version of a contributed paper presented at an Anniversary Conference of the Special Libraries Association (75th, University Park, PA, October 20-21, 1983).