ERIC Number: ED146922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Dec
Reference Count: 0
A Course in Administration for Managers of Information Services: Design, Implementation and Topical Outline.
Wasserman, Paul; Rizzo, John R.
A topical outline for courses in administration for managers of information services, and a set of guidelines for designing and implementing these courses are included in this manual for those responsible for planning, developing, and offering management training programs. Key elements in presenting and developing management skills of information personnel are identified. The course is designed for information specialists or librarians who have not concentrated in management studies, and is behaviorally oriented. Topics covered include: (1) participants--characteristics and selection; (2) methods of instruction and key roles; (3) qualifications of directors and faculty; (4) arrangements, facilities, and program ambience; (5) program content; and (6) post seminar concerns. The second half of the manual is comprised of topical outlines and bibliographies covering (1) the role of the administrator in complex organizations; (2) organization structure; (3) managing for motivation and productivity; (4) managerial leadership; (5) performance appraisal and employee development; (6) establishing and implementing objectives; (7) group problem solving and leadership; (8) financial analysis, planning, and control; (9) decision making; and (10) trends in information organization administration. (Author/KP)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).