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Academic Library Directors: What Do They Do?

Peter Hernon, Ronald R. Powell, Arthur P. Young
2004 College and Research Libraries  
Eleven library directors recorded their work-related activities for twelve days.  ...  The activities depicted show them as both managers and leaders, and reflect contact with various individuals within and beyond the institution as the directors deal with local, regional, and national issues  ...  library directors, and two librarians to discuss the library's acquisition of a children's collection for merly held by a public library.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.65.6.538 fatcat:vzb7rs2l6ncrfjewuh2do4ox34

Hospice Medical Director Update and Exam Prep (P01)

Edward W. Martin, Shaida Talebreza, Joseph D. Rotella, Ronald J. Crossno, Timothy E. Quill
2015 Journal of Pain and Symptom Management  
Hierarchical cluster analysis with average linkage was used to identify symptom clusters.  ...  available treatments, social media's role in offering emotional support, especially when far from home, and how patients may begin to acquire a public persona that affects their flexibility in decision-making  ...  OA completed AD in geriatric (32%), cardiology (29%), oncology clinics (17%). 79% subjects <70 and 76% OA>70 completed AD either medical power of attorney (MPOA) and/or living will (LW).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.11.003 fatcat:wd7wm6aevrh3xf74udunizftni

What I Like About You: A Multilevel Study of Shareholder Discontent with Director Monitoring

Amy J. Hillman, Christine Shropshire, S. Trevis Certo, Dan R. Dalton, Catherine M. Dalton
2011 Organization science (Providence, R.I.)  
Employing a multilevel approach, we find support for agency-theoretic relationships between several firm and director characteristics and shareholder opposition to directors seeking (re)election to the  ...  E ach year shareholders, via exercise of their proxy votes, have the opportunity to voice their support or displeasure with firms and director nominees.  ...  Moreover, the lack of open boardroom discussion as board size increases is likely to enable CEOs to gain power over directors, thereby reducing director monitoring (Ryan and Wiggins 2004) .  ... 
doi:10.1287/orsc.1100.0542 fatcat:dfviojld4rdtrpxse67sx7uslu

Page 17 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 2 [page]

1995 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
LT 1525 Public library directors: hierarchical roles and proximity to power. D. Henington. Library Trends, 43 (1) Summer 94, p.95-104. refs. Issue devoted to the theme of “The library director.’  ...  Access to power and recognition of the drifts and currents of political life represent the greatest challenge to positioning for the public library and the chief librarian.  ... 

Continuity and change in public library management: Leicestershire County Libraries, a case study, 1963–1997 [article]

Timothy J. Whittome
2021
Continuity and change in public library management: Leicestershire County Libraries, a case study, 1963–1997  ...  Acknowledgements Acknowledgements I would like to thank:: • My supervisor, Professor Margaret Evans, for her belief in the unbelievable, and for just about convincing me of it!  ...  persuade Melton to relinquish its library powers had failed in 1951.  ... 
doi:10.26174/thesis.lboro.14199395.v1 fatcat:mj54jn7pf5dwhhoair7kelgnde

The Library Department Head in the Context of Matrix Management and Reengineering

Alex Bloss, Don Lanier
1997 College and Research Libraries  
Literature analyzing these changes has been reviewed and is discussed in the context of a specific effort to reengineer library technical service operations.  ...  Academic libraries are experiencing significant organizational changes that are having an impact on the library department head.  ...  accountable directly to the director or an assistant director for all aspects of the operation and development of that department.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.58.6.499 fatcat:mmimrrtkqbdkhob2h2gee2caqe

Making Academic Reference Services Work

David W. Lewis
1994 College and Research Libraries  
Recent discussion of reference service in academic libraries has considered alternative approaches to service and has called on academic reference librarians to play new roles.  ...  should be brought together and not isolated in small departments; and (5) public services planning and priority setting should be done by reference librarians.  ...  Whatever support services the library director enjoys should be available to all reference librarians.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl_55_05_445 fatcat:b3jo5knbibgoridb473e2dq2m4

The 1st Annual Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards 2005

2005 Journal of Documentation  
public library leadership.  ...  Along with examining theories of leadership, the application of leadership at the hierarchical top, in the public library service, forms the essential focus of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jd.2005.27861faa.003 fatcat:tksngvqkp5bjnpamzexwe2sdjy

Publicness, Organisational Characteristics and Performance

Stuart Anderson
2013 International Journal of Public and Private Healthcare Management and Economics  
organisation), and proximity of control (hierarchical levels between sub-unit and top management).  ...  Priority of financial goals was associated with perceptions of managerial performance, and proximity of control with use of human resources, work quality and employee satisfaction.  ...  Proximity of Control There is evidence to suggest that, the more distant the operational unit delivering services to the public is in hierarchical terms from the central government department, the more  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijpphme.2013010103 fatcat:wg2dtfhtgbf75cycqrafc5qp4a

Exploring the Impact of Complex Multi-Level Governance Structures on the Societal Contribution of Universities to Knowledge-Based Urban Development

Gohari, Medalen, Aranya
2019 Social Sciences  
or some moderate hierarchical coordination is necessary to avoid the failure of university governance and unbalanced societal contributions.  ...  The current debate aims to reconceptualize the changing role and missions of the university in today's knowledge economy and investigate how universities' knowledge resources can benefit urban development  ...  We would like to express our special appreciation and thanks to the reviewers and the academic editor for the valuable guidance, substantive time and inputs that they have made, and their contributions  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci8100279 fatcat:fy5r7rl5drahjj6o4aq3lqtazy

Collaborations and alliances: social intelligence applied to academic libraries

Lluís M. Anglada
2007 Library Management  
Libraries are no exception to this, and may in fact serve as a paradigmatic example. Throughout history they have tended to develop powerful mechanisms of cooperation.  ...  The author attempt to provide some guidelines for cooperation that may be of value to university libraries in their path towards the future. The approach is global, systemic and evolutionary.  ...  the power of libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1108/01435120710774530 fatcat:znmo64dgkbgllcg3b6e3iia65m

Team librarianship in public libraries: an assessment of the new tradition in structural organization [article]

Joanne C. Sennitt
2021
Team librarianship in public libraries: an assessment of the new tradition in structural organization  ...  Power, information and rewards in a hierarchy are distributed unevenly according to the structural specification of individuals' roles.  ...  three directors, including the present director, agreeing to be interviewed.  ... 
doi:10.26174/thesis.lboro.14414771 fatcat:dhuztw4aizb5dfayrhmbqf6jkq

Anticipating the Future: The University of Michigan's Media Union

Michael Miller
1998 Library hi tech  
Randy Frank, director of CAEN, was assigned the role of project director.  ...  The Media Union Library and CAEN, therefore, col laborate daily about how best to make public technology available to students and faculty.  ... 
doi:10.1108/07378839810303424 fatcat:3gf6pcig6rahxdfmc7kqafnew4

Leadership Development of Academic Librarians: An Exploratory Study

Gabi Wong
2020 figshare.com  
The findings describe librarians' leadership capacity as a construct with three components: competencies, personal attributes and actions to perform four leadership roles: Navigator, Experimenter, People  ...  This reports a qualitative study to build a better understanding of leadership development process in academic libraries.  ...  The role is not limited to library directors, experienced unit head Tom and mid-career project leader Linda were also aware of this leadership role.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.13489338.v1 fatcat:xqma2vs55nftfh6nxe4zz24un4

Building Bridges for Refugees

Thomas B. Lawrence, Cynthia Hardy
1999 Journal of Applied Behavioral Science  
Between the center and border lie organizations whose role it is to connect center and border organizations-bridging organizations.  ...  Note that positioning government and large corporations at the center is not to say that they necessarily operate at the center of public attention or even that their various publics perceive their centrality  ...  for public opinion and political support.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0021886399351006 fatcat:wvlp7jsvb5cwbjjaubgj4yr6e4
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