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Care and Feeding of the REAL Boss: Working Effectively with City and County Officials (PLA On-Demand)—GROUP RATE
Ron Carlee for PLA
Item Number: 5502-1309
 
Publisher: PLA
Price: $79.00
 
 
 
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Running a successful library frequently requires political savvy. Whether you’re working on a community-wide initiative, proposing an annual budget, or just want to make sure you have a seat at the table, it helps to know what makes city and county officials tick. Learn how to make the connections, open up communications, and help your library get the attention it deserves.

Originally presented March 20, 2013, as part of the 2013 PLA Virtual Spring Symposium.

Running time: 56 minutes
About the Authors

Ron Carlee is the chief operating officer of the International City/County Management Association, providing day-to-day oversight of ICMA operations, leading efforts to provide research and implementation tools to local government professionals, and partnering with foundations, government agencies, the private sector, universities, other associations, and nonprofit entities. He is also an adjunct professor of public policy & public administration at The George Washington University where he teaches graduate courses in leadership and local government. Before joining ICMA, Dr. Carlee worked for more than 30 years in local government in diverse, senior executive positions. From 2001 to 2009, he was county manager of Arlington, Virginia. Carlee has a doctorate in public administration and is a fellow in the National Academy for Public Administration.

The Public Library Association (PLA) is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.
 
 

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