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Addressing staff concerns in changing times: supporting the institution\u27s greatest asset

By Erika Linke


The strategic plan at Carnegie Mellon University highlights the important contributions that staff members make to the organization. Concomitantly the university encourages the growth of a diverse campus community and stresses the important of developing a culture of respect. The university libraries have embraced these two threads – recognizing the important contributions made by staff and the desirability of a diverse work force. This paper discusses the importance of these two threads and highlights the various steps taken to acknowledge staff contributions and to create a culture of respect

Topics: Library and Information Science
Publisher: Purdue University
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:docs.lib.purdue.edu:iatul-1673
Provided by: Purdue E-Pubs

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