Strategic Management for Academic Libraries: A Handbook by Robert M. HayesStrategic Management for Academic Libraries: A Handbook by Robert M. Hayes

Strategic Management for Academic Libraries: A Handbook

byRobert M. Hayes

Hardcover | August 1, 1993

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$111.03 online 
$124.50 list price save 10%
Earn 555 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

This professional reference for academic librarians provides detailed guidance for the strategic management of academic libraries. While strategic planning is important, this volume recognizes that even the best plans must confront the reality of implementation of services and facilities within the library on a daily basis. This book offers solutions to immediate operational problems within the academic library and treats strategic planning as but one component of overall strategic management. The first part of the work overviews definitions and discusses the issues and objectives central to strategic library management. The second part contains chapters on the academic and external contexts within which the library functions, and looks at the impact of those contexts on the strategic management plan. The third part provides detailed information on technical tools and procedures by which strategic management can be accomplished.

Details & Specs

Title:Strategic Management for Academic Libraries: A HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 1, 1993Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0313281114

ISBN - 13:9780313281112

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Strategic Management for Academic Libraries: A Handbook

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

?It is a happy combination of conventional wisdom and detailed mathematics applied to very specific library operations, all set out in an organized manner and in a helpful tone. This book should be on the shelves of all university libraries and could be a useful library school text.?-Australian Library Review