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People management – be bold!

Ian Smith (La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia)

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

Article publication date: 10 January 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to encourage managers in the rapidly changing library and information services environment to be bold in people management.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper outlines four aspects of people management where it is particularly important to be bold: staff selection and recruitment; training development and workplace learning; performance management, and; organisational change.

Findings

The study reveals pointers to good management practice in the four areas which are outlined.

Originality/value

The paper provides useful information for those in people management.

Keywords

Citation

Smith, I. (2008), "People management – be bold!", Library Management, Vol. 29 No. 1/2, pp. 18-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/01435120810844612

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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