ERIC Number: ED389300
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Staff Management in Library and Information Work. Third Edition.
Jordan, Peter; Jones, Noragh
Technological, social, legal, economic, educational and political advances have greatly affected the management of staff who have had to adapt to such developments as networking, the independence of educational institutions, income generation, compulsory competitive tendering, quality management and user consultation. This book is a guide to staff management in library and information work. Topics of discussion include the working environment, motivation and job satisfaction, workforce planning, job description and personnel specification, recruitment and selection of staff, staff appraisal, staff training and development, and staff supervision and interpersonal skills training. Six tables and 42 figures provide information on such issues as job satisfaction, training and development needs, managerial styles, job descriptions, and interviews. (Contains 344 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Job Satisfaction, Job Training, Library Administration, Library Personnel, Library Planning, Management Development, Personnel Selection, Staff Development, Supervision, Tables (Data), Technological Advancement, Training Objectives, Work Environment
Gower, Ashgate Publishing Co., Old Post Rd., Brookfield, VT 05036-9704 ($67.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A