ERIC Number: EJ659596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Challenges of Working in a Multicultural Environment.
Howland, Joan S.
Journal of Library Administration, v33 n1-2 p105-23 2001
Addresses challenges faced when working in a multicultural library setting and discusses the need for library administration to create supportive environments. Highlights include fluctuating power dynamics; merging diverse opinions and approaches; overcoming perceived lack of empathy; tokenism; accountability; and transforming challenges into opportunities. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Accountability, Cultural Pluralism, Empathy, Interpersonal Relationship, Library Administration, Library Personnel, Tokenism
The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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