12

Useful tips for the management of libraries in times of change

Abstract.

Analyses of the case studies of this research project led to useful tips for the management of libraries in times of change. These range from seizing opportunities that emerge from a deliberate large-scale change, communication rules, the careful handling of people affected by the change, the adoption of professional change management, the chance to learn throughout a change process, the importance of the correct scheduling of a change project, and the realisation and acceptance of things that can’t be changed.

Keywords

change management

communication

learning

non-changeable aspects

opportunities

people

scheduling

12.1 Opportunities during the change process

There ...

Get Leadership in Academic and Public Libraries now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.