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Out with the old, in with the new? Training for new management issues in the year 2000

Burke, ME 1995, Out with the old, in with the new? Training for new management issues in the year 2000 , in: First British-Nordic Conference on Library and Information Studies, 22-24 May 1995, The Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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The management profession is subject to change, evolution and development. Old techniques and practices are continuously being replaced with new ideas and tomorrow's manager needs to be aware of these changes in order to be effective. Management is a true 'core discipline' subject in Library and Information Studies, (LIS) and is thus an integral part of the training at all levels. However, there is now an established move away from 'hard' management issues towards 'softer' management issues such as empowerment, creativity, and innovation. These new trends may be vital to the managers of the future, yet how far can the 'core' elements of traditional management teaching be removed, without resulting in a loss of important foundation knowledge and thus perhaps creating an unbalanced weighting towards the newer topics.-Many classic management theories were originally created during post war years - this paper will provide the opportunity to discuss whether they still have relevance for students who will become key managers in the year 2000 and beyond.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education > LB2341 Supervision and administration. Business management
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Business and Management Research Centre
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2009 15:34
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 00:50

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