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Leadership in Libraries by Maha Kumaran

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Introduction

Abstract: Canada, Australia, the UK, and the US have a considerable number of minority immigrants and many more continue to move there. The social make-up of these immigrants has changed from earlier times – there are more from Asia, Africa, and the Middle-East moving to these countries. These immigrants, in spite of their education and experience from their home countries, often have a difficult time finding jobs and settling in, let alone trying to be leaders in their field. They need help in securing a place in the community, finding a job that they are trained for, and then becoming leaders in their organization. This is minority leadership and it is different from cross-cultural leadership. There are also differences between ...

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