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Practical and Effective Management of Libraries by Richard Moniz, Jr.

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Motivating employees and fostering diversity

While we will explore it here in greater isolation, the topic of motivation is really not disconnected from the topics already discussed. Any decent general theory of management must consider the critical element of how to motivate employees. Furthermore, understanding motivation also helps to build on the concept of knowing oneself better, as discussed in the previous chapter. It should be noted that anything short of a book is bound just to scratch the surface of the topic of motivation. As such, presented below are some of the better known and most often considered theories and ideas related to the concept.

While fostering diversity may seem an odd fit for a chapter on motivation, it is included ...

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