Leadership and Learning: Helping Libraries and Librarians Reach Their Potential

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November 2001



Lyndon Pugh's Practical Training Techniques speaks plainly and persuasively of the dynamic relationship between trainer and learner. It argues for the use of traditional training techniques based on classical ideas, describing a process that owes as much to Aristotle as to modern gurus such as Blanchard, Naisbitt and Tapscott. Traditional training, claims Pugh, is uniquely placed to meet the learning requirements of modern organizations, precisely because such organizations value on-site ongoing development over off-site "just in time" approaches. And while technology undoubtedly can improve the lot of trainers, as well as the efficiency of the learning process, belief in its efficacy as the primary channel for learning delivery is by no means universal.


Part 1 Part 1: Learning, Development, and the Organization Chapter 2 Chapter 1 The Organizational Background Chapter 3 Chapter 2 Creating a Learning Structure in Libraries Chapter 4 Chapter 3 Managing Learning in Libraries Part 5 Part 2: Self-Development Chapter 6 Chapter 4 How Librarians Learn Chapter 7 Chapter 5 Thoughts on Self-Development Chapter 8 Chapter 6 Self-Development at Work Part 9 Part 3: Some Key Techniques and Issues Chapter 10 Chapter 7 Coaching Chapter 11 Chapter 8 Mentoring Chapter 12 Chapter 9 Learning in Teams Chapter 13 Chapter 10 Motivation Chapter 14 Chapter 11 Epilogue: Some Issues for Learning Chapter 15 Bibliography Chapter 16 Index Chapter 17 About the Author


Lyndon Pugh (M. Phil., Leeds Metropolitan) is a freelance consultant and trainer, after 30 years as a library manager and professional librarian. He was Director of Learning Resources at the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff and the Managing Editor of Ariadne, a parallel print and web journal.


Case studies showing the process of organizational transformation in several types of libraries will be particularly helpful to managers and change agents, and Pugh's academic yet readable style will be appreciated by those seeking solid theories to underpin their training and staff development efforts. Lisjobs.Com
EAN: 9780810841468
ISBN: 0810841460
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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