Your Name and Title:

Rajesh Singh, Assistant Professor

www.lisrajesh.com

 

Library, School, or Organization Name:

School of Library & Information Management

Emporia State University

 

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Kansas, United States

 

Language in Which You Will Present: English

 

Target Audience(s): Librarians, Information Professionals and LIS Faculty

 

Short Session Description (one line):

This presentation highlights the importance of strategic thinking for leading libraries and helping them to address the evolving community information needs and expectations.

 

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Due to the radical changes in the information landscape brought on by technological advances, libraries are facing somewhat of an “identity crisis.” Information professionals are thus faced with many challenges and opportunities to implement strategic change in their organizations. This presentation highlights the importance of strategic thinking for leading libraries and helping them to address the evolving community information needs and expectations. Furthermore, the importance of implementing a synergistic cycle of strategic thinking, strategic planning and strategic execution in managing contemporary information organizations is discussed. Recommendations will be presented for restructuring LIS management courses in order to help prepare our future library leaders. 

Views: 145

Reply to This

© 2018   Created by Steve Hargadon.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service