Key Skills for Library Managers: CHANGE MANAGEMENT

The world around us is constantly changing, and this can have an impact on the way teams and individuals work, especially with rapid advancements in technology and the evolving needs of customers, suppliers, colleagues and library patrons.

Change is an important part of any workplace, and as a senior librarian, or a librarian managing a team, being able to manage change successfully (and with as minimal disruption as possible) is an essential skill to have. But why does change need to be managed, and how can change be managed successfully.

Drawing on book chapters featuring expert advice, real-life examples and change management models, this FreeBook will help you to:

• Discover the importance of ‘Why?’
• Outline how to shape the need for change
• Identify the key models of change management
• Understand and manage resistance to change