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Build a Great Team: One Year to Success--print/PDF e-book Bundle

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$61.00
ALA Member: 
$ 54.90
Item Number: 
7700-1709
Published: 
2013
Publisher: 
ALA Editions
Pages: 
304
Format: 
eBook
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author
  • Reviews
PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION
MONTH ONE:
Welcome to Your Team!
WEEK ONE JAMES MICHENER
WEEK TWO GRAVEYARD STEW
WEEK THREE THE SETTING
WEEK FOUR THE ARCHITECT
MONTH TWO:
 Recruiting
WEEK ONE GAPS
WEEK TWO THROWING THE NET
WEEK THREE THE HIRING TEAM
WEEK FOUR THE RIGHT FOOT
MONTH THREE:
 Narrowing
WEEK ONE FIRST IMPRESSIONS
WEEK TWO A BOOK BY ITS COVER
WEEK THREE FLAGS
WEEK FOUR SETTING THE STAGE
MONTH FOUR:
 Interviewing
WEEK ONE ANSWERS
WEEK TWO QUESTIONS
WEEK THREE THE BIG DAY
WEEK FOUR DECISION TIME
MONTH FIVE:
 Blending
WEEK ONE THE INVITATION
WEEK TWO WELCOME MAT
WEEK THREE CLARITY
WEEK FOUR WORKING WITH A NET
MONTH SIX :
Foundations
WEEK ONE "EVERYTHING" 101
WEEK TWO THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE
WEEK THREE CATCHPHRASES
WEEK FOUR PYTHONS AND HIPPOS (OR THE BELL CURVE)
MONTH SEVEN :
Communication and Growth
WEEK ONE WATER AND LIGHT BULBS
WEEK TWO EN MASSE
WEEK THREE POWER OF THE PEN
WEEK FOUR UNSPOKEN
MONTH EIGHT: 
 Resolutions
WEEK ONE DEFINING ISSUES
WEEK TWO COACHING OPTIONS
WEEK THREE POSITIVE DISCIPLINE
WEEK FOUR THE FINAL CONSEQUENCES (DEALING WITH FIRING)
MONTH NINE:
Actions
WEEK ONE MAKING DECISIONS
WEEK TWO UNDERSTANDING VIEWPOINTS
WEEK THREE DE-MYSTIFYING DELEGATION
WEEK FOUR BUILDING CONFIDENCE
MONTH TEN :
Planning and Strategy
WEEK ONE YOUR DEFINING PURPOSE
WEEK TWO PAINLESS PLANNING
WEEK THREE TEAM PLANNING
WEEK FOUR STRATEGIC CAREERS
MONTH ELEVEN:
Team Environment
WEEK ONE WINNING CULTURE
WEEK TWO VALUING VALUES
WEEK THREE LANGUAGE, LEGENDS, MYTHS, AND REALITY
WEEK FOUR HOME SWEET HOME (ENVIRONMENT AND SYMBOLS)
MONTH TWELVE :
Intentional Success
WEEK ONE BE A NEW LEADER, EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT
WEEK TWO THIS TIME, NEXT YEAR (SETTING LONG-TERM GOALS)
WEEK THREE WHAT ABOUT TOMORROW? (SETTING SHORT-TERM GOALS)
WEEK FOUR LEADING TEAMS
NOTES
INDEX

Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

Catherine Hakala-Ausperk is Executive Director of the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System. A frequent speaker at national and state conferences, staff days, and workshops, she has a passion for supporting, coaching, and developing successful library staff, including bosses. A 25-year public library veteran, she is also an adjunct faculty member of Kent State University's School of Library and Information Science and has been a guest editor and author for ALA/APA's Library Worklife. Hakala-Ausperk is a Certified Public Library Administrator (CPLA).

"In a welcome addition to the growing, must-read Busy Librarian series, this concise book begins with a look at team building from a historical perspective and moves at a brisk pace, providing weekly and monthly guidance and support to carry team leaders confidently through their first year ... This is another helpful and well-written workbook that would make a fine addition to any librarian's professional collection of career-building tools. Recommended for library managers and managers-to-be, this is a great source for what they didn't teach you in library school."
— Booklist

"A useful, flexible manual that would help any library team leader … Open communication, planning time, list-making, hiring practices—all this and much more are thoroughly covered. What makes this book stand out is that it is written in a conversational manner and divided into easy-to-digest bits. It can be used effectively once a week, or taken in all at once. "
— VOYA

"This book is well-organized and the author's writing is clear and concise. A robust notes section and index are provided. It is an excellent addition to the library management literature. Its thoughtful analyses of supervisory challenges would be helpful for any practicing librarian in a leadership or supervisory position."
— Catholic Library World