ERIC Number: ED205177
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Management Concepts for Improving Libraries (A Guide for the Professional Librarian).
Shaffer, Dale E.
This guide, which stresses four basic functions of library management--planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling--presents a collection of 53 management concepts and principles applicable for use in every library. The term management concept, as used in the context of this guide, means a workable idea, thought, or opinion--based on experience--which leads to a course of action producing a desirable organizational result. Arrangement of materials is alphabetical by key management area, e.g., administrative skills, art of librarianship, authority. A complete listing of the concept areas discussed is provided in the table of contents. (Author/RAA)
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Guides, Fundamental Concepts, Librarians, Library Administration, Library Planning
Dale E. Shaffer, 437 Jennings Ave., Salem, OH 44460 ($3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A