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    DescriptionThis third edition of Jo Bryson's highly regarded "Managing Information Services" has been thoroughly revised with an emphasis on managing for a sustainable future. Libraries and information services face uncertain times and this new edition tackles the challenges of planning and managing change, future-proofing for tomorrow, and leading the transformation to a sustainable future. The text also addresses the integration of information services including librarianship, records management and ICT. Essential reading for information students, this text also serves as a comprehensive and detailed reference on the key management topics for information service managers.


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    Title
    Managing Information Services
    Subtitle
    A Sustainable Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jo Bryson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781409406969
    ISBN 10: 1409406962
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC E4L: LIB
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06, 01
    BISAC V2.8: BUS083000
    DC22: 658.4038011
    BISAC V2.8: LAN025000
    DC22: 658.4/038011
    BIC subject category V2: GLC
    B&T Approval Code: A29450000, A29706030
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029060
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: T58.64 .B795 2011
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 025.1
    Thema V1.0: GLC
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    includes c. 53 b&w illustrations & c. 12 tables
    Publisher
    Ashgate Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    11 June 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Aldershot
    Author Information
    Jo Bryson is a senior management consultant and international speaker in strategy and planning. Her current consulting role involves assisting Chief Executive Officers lead, transform and change the strategic direction of their organizations. Previously Jo held senior management positions in the library, information and IT sectors at state and international government levels.
    Table of contents
    Preface; Part I Management Influences in a Changing Landscape: Managing in an uncertain world; Strategic Influences.; Part II Strategy and Planning: Strategic planning - positioning for a sustainable future; Attracting and retaining talented people in challenging times; Ensuring value for money and enabling a cost-sustainable future; Knowledge and information management - a key to survival; Strategic technology and asset management - a smarter approach.; Part III Leadership and Innovation: Leadership; Utilizing a values-driven culture for sustainability; Innovation and creativity; Engaging change in positioning for the future; Group dynamics and team building; Effective negotiation and conflict management; Managing the political arena; policy making; Personal communication and networking; managing yourself and others in challenging times.; Part IV Governance and Social Responsibility: Corporate governance; Accountability and influence; Encouraging transparency; Managing for sustainability; managing Risk; Sustaining trust and continued operations; Evaluating benefits and performance.; Part V Customer and market Focus: Competitive strategies; Corporate image and communications; Ensuring service quality.; Part VI Success and Sustainability: Bringing it all together. Index.