ERIC Number: ED254235
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Teaching of Management as a Subject for the Preparation of Librarians, Documentalists, Archivists and Other Information Specialists.
This paper examines the area of management training and its importance in developing joint training programs for librarians, documentalists, archivists, and other information specialists. Following introductory materials which provide background and discuss constraints on generalizing management ideas, the paper comprises sections on: basic elements of the management process (planning and innovation, control, organization, staffing, and direction, leadership and motivation); the need for trained managers; management of information organizations in the context of public administration; the paraprofessional level; management education for professionals; training of senior level managers; research on management of information organizations; methods of instruction in management; classroom arrangements; classroom techniques; qualifications of the management instructor; and a summary of suggestions and recommendations. A working paper from an FID/ICA/IFLA Working Party on Education and Training and a seven-page bibliography are appended. (THC)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Higher Education, Information Centers, Information Science, Information Scientists, Information Services, Library Education, Management Development, Position Papers, Professional Education, Professional Training, Public Administration Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.
Note: Paper presented at the International Symposium on Harmonization of Education and Training Programmes in Information Science, Librarianship and Archival Studies (Paris, France, October 8-12, 1984). For related documents, see IR 051 032 and IR 051 037-039.