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Making the Leap to Management: Tips for the Aspiring and New Manager

By Femi Cadmus

Abstract

As the result of innate ability, a fortunate few are able to effortlessly transition from line positions. However, most of us need to plot the path to management astutely and with deliberation. Library professionals might also become accidental managers, finding themselves thrust into an unplanned and perhaps unwanted managerial position for which they were not prepared. This is particularly true in the current climate of constrained budgets characterized by restructuring, job freezes, and layoffs

Topics: Library administration, Leadership, Supervision of employees, Management, Career development, Law, Law Librarianship, Leadership Studies, Training and Development
Publisher: Duke University School of Law
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:scholarship.law.duke.edu:faculty_scholarship-6634
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