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Leadership in Libraries by Maha Kumaran

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Foreword

Library and leadership are two words that we often hear in the context of the future of libraries. Regardless if you are attending a conference, participating on a webinar, attending training, or even listening to a guest lecturer, we hear about the multi-layered leadership challenges libraries, of all types, are facing. Are we, the library profession, in a leadership crisis? If so, how will we prepare, select, and place future leaders that represent a diverse society that is ever changing? Maha Kumaran has taken a bold leap to offer her thoughts through this book, Leadership in Libraries, with its focus on ethnic and immigrant minorities. When we think of ethnic minorities, we use a privileged Western-centered definition that focuses ...

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