- Presents information on learning and developing leadership skills
- Assesses current and relevant statistical data on minority librarians in Canada, US and UK
- Explores information on leadership related courses offered in library schools
Table of Contents
List of figures and tables
List of abbreviations
About the author
What is ethnic-minority leadership?
Who are visible minorities?
Focus of this book
Diversity in diversity
Literature on minority leadership in libraries
Chapter 1: Leadership as defined by culture, profession and gender
Leadership and culture
What is culture?
How does culture shape a person?
What is cultural intelligence?
What is social intelligence?
What is emotional intelligence?
Leadership and occupation
Can leadership be taught?
Managers as leaders
Leadership and discrimination
Women and leadership
So what is leadership?
Chapter 2: Managers and leaders
Who are leaders?
Who are managers?
The origin of managers or management
The evolvement of management
Are there differences between managers and leaders?
Libraries and their leaders and managers
Motivating ethnic minorities
Leaders and motivation
What is motivation and how does one motivate others?
Early behavioral theory
Contemporary motivation theories
Chapter 3: Leadership styles
What is leadership style?
Theories of leadership
Styles that work
Factors in leadership style
Do women leaders have a different leadership style?
Chapter 4: Leadership skills
Time management and being organized
Communication skills and cultural differences
Kinds of communication
Language and communication
Critical thinking skills
Conceptual and decision-making skills
Human relations skills (or people skills)
Chapter 5: Leadership in school, public, and academic libraries in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia
School libraries and leadership
Lack of applications from school librarians
Public libraries and leadership
What are public libraries doing about ethnic-minority leadership?
Leadership programs for public librarians
How can leadership help public librarians?
Leadership in academic libraries
Leadership programs for ethnic-minority librarians in the US, Canada, the UK and Australia
Ethnic-minority librarians survey
Survey for deans and directors of libraries
Survey for deans and directors of library schools
Chapter 6: Conclusion
Appendix A: questions for ethnic-minority librarians
Appendix B: questions for deans and directors of libraries
Appendix C: questions for deans and directors of library schools
- No. of pages: 212
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2012
- Published: February 23, 2012
- Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781780633084
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