Coaching in the Library: A Management Strategy for Achieving Excellence

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Experienced librarian and coach Ruth Metz outlines
a focused and results-oriented plan for achieving the
best results from staff members through a coaching
style of management. Real-world examples and coaching
scenarios specific to library work will help you

  • Be both a coach and a player by learning the
    terminology and techniques
  • Recognize and utilize the abilities and talents of
    staff at all levels
  • Guide individuals toward a unified goal
  • Encourage innovation, flexibility, and problem-solving
  • Spotlight the big-win opportunities
Complete with new forms, reader-friendly tables, and
annotated references, this revised edition is for any
library that wants to maximize the potential of all
staff on the playing field in order to achieve peak
performance.

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Ruth F. Metz is the principal consultant for Ruth Metz Associates, Portland, Oregon. Ruth s firm specializes in strategic planning, organizational development, and leadership development. The purpose of her work is to help community leaders as they plan, manage, and develop their libraries. This work includes coaching for boards, executives, and emergent leaders in libraries and the public sector. Ruth has held senior management positions over a 30 year career at Multnomah County Library in Portland, the Oakland (CA) Public Library, the Bay Area Library and Information System in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Colorado State Library, and St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Michigan. Metz earned her master's degree in library science from the University of Michigan.

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