Key Skills for Library Managers: LEADERSHIP

Fundamental in guiding a group of people or an organization, leadership is something that everyone will regularly encounter in their lives. Leadership, good or bad, can have a significant and lasting effect on individuals as well as businesses/organisations.

As a senior librarian, or a librarian managing a team, it is likely that you may often be placed in situations where the attributes of leadership need to be shown. But what exactly are these attributes? How are they attained? And how are they best applied?

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

• Define leadership
• Identify your own leadership style
• Understand the core competencies of a good leader
• Recognise the impact of dysfunctional leadership
• Appreciate the role of kindness in leadership