ALA Unit/Subunit: LLAMA
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Whether introducing one staff member or one hundred, library leaders need techniques for merging groups of employees effectively to ensure institutional success. Learn from two libraries that brought staff together during times of disruptive change.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley combined universities to become the first new university of the 21st century. Discover how they worked to create a "one library" experience – 65 miles apart.
The St. Louis County Library is currently remodeling all 20 branches. Learn how branch managers integrated staff from closed branches for periods of up to a year and more.
This session will provide library leaders with tools that are applicable at all levels, from supervisor to director/University Librarian. Change is a large part of organizational culture and by attending this session, leaders will be able to provide staff the training and support they need to be successful in a disruptive environment.