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Friday, September 22, 2006


updated Nov. 1, 2006

OLA Super Conference, 2006, Session: 108
Management & Issues; Values & Vision [past event, PowerPoint has interesting content]

Daniel Phelan, Team Leader/Manager, Collections Services Team, Ryerson University Library.

  • Even Monkeys Fall from Trees: Strategies for Effective Leadership
    January 18 - 21, 2006, Houston, TX USA
    SLA's 2006 Leadership Summit was held in Houston, Texas USA, January 18 - 21. If you were not able to attend, you may still want to see some of the information from these exciting two days.
    Keynote Speaker: Doug Lipp
    Author & International Expert on Leadership
    Don't miss to read the observation by Nirmala Palaniappan, a Knowledge Manager, on another article that is about Leadership and change:
    Vigilant vs. Operational Leaders, Thursday, September 21, 2006
    I sort of liked this article as it tries to differentiate between mundane leadership and vigilant leadership. It is a story of risks and attitudes that encourage/discourage risk-taking and long-term thinking....reminds me of one more thing that I came across somewhere....it's about getting out of your comfort zone and seeing reality for what it is. Read the article

    [PS. Thanks, Dr. John Jaeger, Reference Librarian, for the following info.]
    Recently the Commission on the Future of Higher Education issued a
    report that sharply criticizes the current state of higher education in
    the U.S., and it has received a great deal of attention and has
    generated a lot of discussion. A pre-publication copy of the report: "A Test of Leadership: Charting the Future of U.S. Higher Education"
  • Leadership Resources Dr Bob Swisher, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019
    The online and printed resources listed below follow a three tier scholarly communications model: knowledge, new research information, and reference tools. Knowledge and New Information are partitioned into Content (reports, articles, books) and Finding Aids to content.

  • Six associations representing university groups have responded to the report, acknowledging the need for changes
  • Inside Higher Ed has a helpful discussion of this topic
  • Leadership and Design Matters, A listmania at Amazon
  • 1 comment:

    Anonymous said...

    Thanks a lot, M.T! :D
    I am glad someone is finding at least a few of my posts useful! :)
    I have been very busy with work and have been out of touch with the blogging world for a long time. Plan to return soon!