Library Management

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    What is Management by Objectives?

    Management by objectives definition: Management is purposeful; it is performed to attain accomplishment. Therefore objective setting is said to be one of the major responsibilities of management of any kind. One approach to setting objectives that has enjoyed considerable popularity is the concept of management by objectives (MBO). MBO is defined as “the establishment of effectiveness areas and effectiveness standards for management position and the…

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  • Management by Objectives (MBO) in Libraries

    Management by Objectives (MBO) in Libraries: Libraries can be benefited from MBO though in a limited way. MBO has been tried in libraries, academic, industrial as well as public. Major problems arise in the area of target setting and measuring performance. Library objectives are generally non-quantifiable and intangible. This limitation is overcome by identifying targets in terms of physically measurable items, such as the number…

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  • Benefits and demerits of Management by Objectives in Library

    Benefits of Management by Objectives (MBO) in Library: The MBO system has the following seven benefits when you introduced in your library and information center, Improvement in management performance: It ensures managerial efficiency because manager’s commitment to organizations objectives increases as the members are made responsible for the achievement of their set objectives.  Improvement in planning: This is possible because each manager’s individual goals are…

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    Preperation of Annual Report of a University Library : Content’s of Annual Report of a library

    How to prepare annual report for a library? Any organization is expected to present its annual report. Annual report of a library is the survey of work carried out during the preceding year. It summarizes activities and achievements of the library. It is a type of reporting by the librarian to the higher authorities. An annual report is the survey of the actual work done…

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    Departmentation in Library Management

    Departmentation Proper job analysis and assignment of job should be planned in such a manner that no overlapping in duties occurs. This can be achieved by establishing various departments. These powers, functions, and duties of various departmental heads must be clearly defined. Like jobs should be put under one department and unlike job should be isolated from each other. Departmentation is closely related to direct…

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  • 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…

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    Principle of Management

    Principles of management proposed by Henri Fayol The principles of management are the important factors which contribute to the success of any organization. It has a tremendous impact upon the practice of management in increasing the efficiency of the organization. The responsible administrator must know these principles and apply them with judgment in terms of his immediate situation. In view of its importance, scholars or…

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    Definition of Personnel Management

    Definition of Personnel Management   The staff, the books and the readers make up the fundamental trinity of a library. The success of a library largely depends upon the persons who are responsible for the effective use of a good collection of books in the hands of the readers. A library having good collections can not render best services to its readers without efficient and…

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  • Difference between organization, management and administration

    Difference between organization, management and administration: Organization, management and administration –these three concept are different from each other. Possible difference are given below: Organization Administration Management 1. Organization’s business is to connect works and staff of an institution 1. Administration’s work is to set/decide the aim and ethics/law of an institution 1. Management’s aim is to manage the work done by others according to specific…

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