Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Succession Planning In the Library: Developing Leaders, Managing Change
Singer, Paula M. with Gail Griffith. Succession Planning In the Library: Developing Leaders, Managing Change. Chicago: ALA, 2010. 025.1 Singe. ISBN 978-0838910368
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: not just at the top but at all levels of an organization. With Singer's help, administrators can: evaluate the readiness of their current administrative structure; identify the critical management and technical positions; project and plan for future vacancies; and, also identify the key competencies for critical positions. Readers will discover techniques for spotting potential leaders and encouraging professional growth of current staff.