Supervising and Leading Teams in ILS:

Customers outside of North America (USA and Canada) should contact Facet Publishing for purchasing information.

Find on LibraryThing.Find on WorldCat.
$110.00
ALA Member: 
$ 99.00
Item Number: 
978-1-85604-587-2
Publisher: 
Facet Publishing, UK
Pages: 
224
Width: 
6"
Height: 
9"
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author
  • Reviews

Running a library takes teamwork and here is the guidance you need to get your team in shape. Moving beyond management theories to practical, proven applications, Allan helps supervisors motivate groups, communicate confidently, delegate and monitor employees, assess progress, provide feedback, manage difficult situation, offer training and development, and earn support and respect as a leader. With illustrative examples and scenarios from every area of library and information management, this is a useful management resource for anyone leading a team.

1. The role of team leaders in ILS  
2. Leading and managing the team  
3. Confident leadership and supervision  
4. Motivation  
5. Managing the work  
6. Communication skills  
7. Managing and leading complex teams  
8. Human resource management  
9. Workplace learning and training  
10. Personal and professional development

Barbara Allan

Barbara Allan is Deputy Dean of Hull University Business School and Director of the Center for Innovations in Business and Management Education. She was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2008 for her innovative work in e-learning and e-mentoring. She is interested in new approaches to supporting research students and led the development of the Graduate Virtual Research Environment. Author of several books, including Supporting Research Students, she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

"...a superior resource…This is a considered and practical work. Its content is presented in effective and appealing ways."
— Australian Library Journal

Also of Interest: 
Image for Blended Learning: Tools for Teaching and Training
Blended Learning: Tools for Teaching and Training
Image for Supporting Research Students
Supporting Research Students
Image for The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management
The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management
Image for The No-Nonsense Guide to Training in Libraries
The No-Nonsense Guide to Training in Libraries
Image for Introducing RDA: A Guide to the Basics—print/e-book Bundle
Introducing RDA: A Guide to the Basics—print/e-book Bundle
Image for Magic Search: Getting the Best Results from Your Catalog and Beyond—print/e-book Bundle
Magic Search: Getting the Best Results from Your Catalog and Beyond—print/e-book Bundle
Image for No Shelf Required: E-Books in Libraries—print/e-book Bundle
No Shelf Required: E-Books in Libraries—print/e-book Bundle
Image for Cataloging Correctly for Kids: An Introduction to the Tools, Fifth Edition—print/e-book Bundle
Cataloging Correctly for Kids: An Introduction to the Tools, Fifth Edition—print/e-book Bundle