Brandon Public Library

Fundamentals of library supervision, Joan Giesecke and Beth McNeil - (pbk. : alk. paper)

"Two experienced library managers explain how to create a productive workplace as they weave expert advice and commentary into an easy-to-use resource. This revised editin focuses on daily, real-world practices, offering: Specific strategies for new supervisory staff -- Hundreds of tips for encouraging a positive work ethic, maintaining productivity, and building teamwork -- Proven advice on practical supervisory issues like hiring, firing, interviewing, and training -- Policies and procedures that maintain fairness while addressing potential legal land mines -- Guidance on managing budgets and facilities, new in this edition. Guiding supervisors through the intricate process of managing others, this comprehensive handbook addresses the fundamental issues facing new managers. It also serves as a welcome refresher and reference for experienced managers confronting new challenges in this complex and changing environment." --Cover, p. 4
Table Of Contents
Today's workplace -- Becoming a manager -- Communication skills -- Work climate and the art of motivation -- Team work and group dynamics -- Inclusiveness and diversity -- Policies and the legal environment -- Hiring and interviewing -- Orientation and training -- Planning and organizing work -- Managing performance -- Budgeting basics -- Facilities, space, and safety -- Managing meeting -- Managing rewards -- Project management -- Career management
Literary Form
non fiction
2nd ed.
Physical Description
x, 189 p., ill., 23 cm.

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  • Brandon Public Library

    Brandon Public Library 117 East Main St, Brandon, WI, 53919, US