March 17, 2018

Leadership and Management in Action | Focus on Leadership and Management

All of the advanced warnings were precise and dire; a mega storm was about to batter the City of Wishmere with torrential rains and gale force winds. The community’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force met earlier in the day to review and revamp its community disaster strategy, in light of the unusually severe weather forecast, and […]

Library Managers and Administrators, Part 1: Who Would Be a Middle Manager? | Not Dead Yet

Years ago when I worked in the University of California (UC) library system I had the opportunity to participate in MSAP, UC’s Management Skills Assessment Program. It was a superb residential program in which participants took part in a wide variety of exercises targeted at identifying and developing hands-on managerial skills. The key element in […]