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Succession Planning in the Library: Developing Leaders, Managing Change

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  1 review
Drawing on her expertise as a leading consultant on human resource issues in the library, Paula Singer addresses the often fraught issue of planning for change at the top of an organization.
Paperback, 147 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by American Library Association
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Marjorie Elwood
I had a hard time giving this three stars and only did so because the authors laid out helpful strategies for succession planning and had useful ideas on mentoring. However, I found the overall tone of the book offensive: it was quite clear that the only people who count are those in supervisory or management positions, the 'higher up', the better. Staff members not meeting expectations were referred to as 'deadwood'. For an institution as democratic as the public library, this was a disappointm ...more
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