Achieving Organizational Excellence: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Bruce W. Dearstyne

School:

iSchool at Maryland

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Welcome to LBSC 631, Achieving Organizational Excellence! This course is designed to provide an introduction to the principles, practices and techniques of leadership and management as they apply to information-based cultural institutions.

Required Textbook:

Bryan,C. 2007. Managing Facilities for Results.
Burke, J. T. 2013. The Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion, 4th ed.
Dearstyne, B. W. 2009. Managing Records and Information Programs: Principles, Techniques and Tools.

Link to Syllabus:

http://ischool.umd.edu/sites/default/files/syllabi/lbsc_631_syllabus_fall_2014.doc

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Managing Digital Innovations in Organizations: Spring 2015

Instructor:

Ping Wang

School:

iSchool at Maryland

Semester:

Spring 2015

Description:

Organizations innovate with new digital technologies to compete in the marketplace, collaborate with partners, serve customers, motivate employees, and improve operations. This course provides the students with the opportunities to learn the main theoretical perspectives on managing digital innovations, familiarize with current best practices of innovating with digital technologies, and develop innovation skills in various organizational settings such as project teams, functional departments, organizations, communities, and society at large.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://ischool.umd.edu/sites/default/files/syllabi/inst621syl_s15.pdf

Management of Libraries & Information Centers: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Rich Gazan

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Basic theories and principles of administration for effective management of public, academic, and special libraries and information centers, with emphasis on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and control. Administrative aspects of public and technical services, facilities, planning, evaluation, public relations, interagency cooperation, and the management of change in bureaucratic organizations.

Required Textbook:

Moran, B. B., Stueart, R. D., Morner, C. J. 2012. Library and Information Center Management, 8th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/650_Gazan_f2014.pdf

Information Agency Management: Winter 2013

Instructor:

Joy Bennett

School:

McGill

Semester:

Winter 2013

Description:

GLIS 620 Information Agency Management 3 Credits
Library & Information Studies: Introduction to management theory and decision making in the context of information agencies and services. Emphasis is placed on strategic planning, organizing, quality management, organizational behaviour, human resource management, leadership and communication, management of change, legal issues in information agencies, and information use in decision making.

Required Textbook:

Moran, B. B., Stueart, R. D., Morner. C.J. 2012. Library and Information Center Management, 8th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.mcgill.ca/sis/files/sis/glis620_2013winter_bennett.pdf

Business Information – Literature and Resources: Summer 2012

Instructor:

Elsie A. Okobi

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Summer 2012

Description:

A study of management information resources. This course analyzes the production and access of externally generated business and economics information in both online and print formats.

Required Textbook:

Moss, R., Ernsthausen, D. 2012. Strauss’s Handbook of Business Information: a Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://ares.southernct.edu//ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_618-Syllabus-Summer_2012-Okobi.pdf

Library Personnel Management: Summer 2011

Instructor:

Arlene Bielefield

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Summer 2011

Description:

Students will:

  1. Examine employment practices;
  2. Identify standards and core competencies for library staff;
  3. Compare and contrast employment policies and practices;
  4. Analyze proper employment practices and processes;
  5. Identify employee evaluation approaches;
  6. Explore current trends.

Required Textbook:

Trotta, M. 2006. Supervising Staff.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_566_Summer-2011_ABielefield.doc

Library Management: Spring 2012

Instructor:

James M. Kusack

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

An examination of the general principles and practices of library management.

Required Textbook:

Stueart, R., Moran, B. 2007. Library and Information Center Management, 7th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS2056520Spring20201220Syllabus.docx