Library Management: Motivating & Retaining Employees

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Course Details
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
New or experienced managers in any library type
Course Description

One of the biggest challenges of any library manager and supervisor is to keep your employees motivated and seeing the value in the work they are doing for their communities. In this workshop, we will explore how you can motivate and retain your library staff by creating a positive workplace culture, provide a strategic vision, and fostering communication. We will also look at challenges managers encounter that can damage your staff’s morale and strategies you can employ to mitigate the impact.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Create a positive workplace culture that motivates, empowers, and recognizes employees
  • Employ strategies to retain employees and maintain employee morale
  • Understand the challenges mangers encounter when motivating and retaining employees


Homework Expectations
  • This course requires individual participation and homework assignments.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
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