Definition of Library Management

Definition of Management:

Management means “The process to manage, the concept of management had been an old one which changes from time to time and reached the modern age of Scientific Management.

Management may be briefly termed as a process of things done through man and material. It, now-a-days, is a specialized job and is not within the reach of the common man. It needs proper training and experience, and it has a scientific character.

Oliver Sheldon defines management as “The function concerned in the execution of policy within the limits set up by administration and the employment if the organization for the particular objects before it”.

E.F.L. defines Management as “A Social process entailing responsibility for the effective and economical planning and regulation of the operations of an enterprise to fulfill a given purpose or task”.


Management involves the fallowing function which clearly shows the scope of management i.e. directing organizing, evaluating, staffing, coordinating, reporting, budgeting, and innovating.


Md. Ashikuzzaman

Work at North South University Library, Bangladesh.

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