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dc.contributor.convenorMargaret Medcalfen_AU
dc.contributor.authorJennings, Loisen_US
dc.contributor.authorJones, Gregoryen_US
dc.contributor.authorO'Brien, Lindaen_US
dc.contributor.editorTony Rallien_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T14:38:51Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T14:38:51Z
dc.date.issued1990en_US
dc.date.modified2010-11-25T05:41:36Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/35126
dc.description.abstractFor at least ten years now, librarians have been faced with growth in client demand at the same time as a decline in funding levels. In order to cope and to maintain productivity, libraries have pursued a number of strategies including: the use of automation to achieve efficiency in the allocation of staff resources; participation in bibliographic and resource sharing networks; and the introduction of marketing and fee-based services to recover the costs of some services. These strategies all prevent libraries from falling behind but do not necessarily move libraries forward. The real challenge for library managers is how to improve productivity and release enough slack in the system to invest in planned innovation. What is 'productivity'? What is 'innovation'? How can a manager create purposeful, focused change? What are the strategic and organisation development issues involved in improving productivity and creating an innovating organisation? What types of organisation structure foster productivity and innovation? These are some of the issues raised and discussed by the paper based on the experience of the University of Canberra Library and the management theories about productivity, innovation, strategy and structure.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherPromaco Conventionsen_US
dc.publisher.placeApplecross, WAen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.alia.org.au/en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameAustralian Library and Information Association 1st Biennial Conferenceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleAustralian Library and Information Association 1st Biennial Conference. Conference Proceedings. Volume Ien_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom1990-09-30en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto1990-10-05en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationPerth, WAen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchOrganisational Planning and Managementen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150312en_US
dc.titleProductivity, innovation and structureen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright remains with the authors 1990. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. For information about this conference please refer to the conference's website or contact the authors.en_AU
gro.date.issued1990
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