Managing the Academic Library Through Teamwork: A Case Study

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Sarah B. Dorsey, Head of the Harold Schiffman Music Library (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: If necessity is the mother of Invention, then perhaps desperation might be Inspiration’s father. How many useful innovations that seem to others like bright and shiny new ideas are created as the result of a last-ditch attempt to fix a part of the world that had just been noticed to be “out of order?” Perhaps that is not a very romantic view of change, but it often fits experience. And if a new idea works, by bringing about needed improvements, it looks better and better.

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Journal of Library Administration. 18, No. ¾ (1993): 69-89. DOI: 10.1300/J111v18n03_06
Language: English
Date: 1993
Academic libraries, teamwork, work groups, managers, participative management, crisis

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