Describing archives : a content standard by Society of American Archivists

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This ebook is set designed faciliate constant, acceptable, and self-explanatory description of archival fabrics and creators of archival fabrics

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Encouraging organization; communication throughout the 7. taking time for reflection and meaningful ways to express gratitude; 8. building in feedback loops; assessing and learning for next time; 9. remembering to look behind and mentor someone else on the way up; 10. staying humble; keeping a sense of humor; sharing the wealth. , 2007) lend additional credibility to leading without a pedestal. Participatory librarianship recognizes conversation as a fulcrum for library activity in today’s world.

In other words, the parameters have to be negotiated and at times adjusted if they’re not working. A manager once said to me, ‘We’ve done things your way. ’ This was not an accommodating management style, and I’m afraid I saw the writing on the wall in this statement. While project management and balancing budgets are admirable skills, management is about managing people. We tend to think of people skills as a given, until we have the pleasure of working with someone who doesn’t have them. The more I’m in this business, the more I realize that people skills are your most important attribute, and that all problems are communication problems.

Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. , and Cialdini, R. (2008). Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive. New York: Free Press. Z. (2008). The Leadership Challenge. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 39 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 34R 5 Making it work: leading without a pedestal Mary Jo Orzech Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult. Warren G. Bennis Dynamic forces in libraries, both internal and external, are combining in new ways to give voice to those who may not hold official title or authority.

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