Online from: 1988
Subject Area: Library and Information Studies
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|Title:||Organizational culture: an important factor to consider|
|Author(s):||Mott Linn, (Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)|
|Citation:||Mott Linn, (2008) "Organizational culture: an important factor to consider", Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, The, Vol. 21 Iss: 3, pp.88 - 93|
|Keywords:||Libraries, Library management, Organizational culture|
|DOI:||10.1108/08880450810912844 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – This paper argues that when managing strategically it is important for leaders to consider how to work with the group's culture.
Design/methodology/approach – Discusses and gives examples to illustrate how one can determine the nature of a group's culture.
Findings – In advancing the library's issues, it is helpful for library directors to determine whether or not the organization's culture will assist the tactics proposed to implement a new plan.
Practical implications – This provides concepts to be considered when a leader attempts to move forward a library's priorities.
Originality/value – Hopefully, this article will motivate librarians to think about the library's culture when working to advance their library's interests.
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