Balancing and Embracing Change: Strategies for Preparing Staff in the Library

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Course Description
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Libraries are constantly changing and adapting for many reasons. Managers, however, are not always sure how to help their staff understand and embrace the upcoming changes. This course is designed to help you learn strategies for a successful transition, identify potential pitfalls, and anticipate staff response to a pending change in your library.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Explain the main drivers of change in most libraries
  • Devise strategies to get all levels of staff involved in bringing forth change
  • Develop and implement a consistent approach to proposing change in your library
  • Measure the success of the change once fully implemented
Target Audience: 
Librarians and managers who need to prepare library staff for adapting to change.
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • Students will participate in class discussion and complete individual assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Continuing Education Credit
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