LIS 581 Management of Libraries and Information Agencies (3)

Explores management theory and practice applicable to varied information agencies at the supervisory, middle, and top management level through lecture, case studies, problem analysis, role playing, and course assignments. Connection to and sustainability within communities through evidence-based decision-making, planning and advocacy is emphasized. Equal opportunity employment guidelines and diversity in employment and in the people served are discussed. It is recommended that students defer LIS 581 until their final regular semester so they can apply their knowledge of the information studies domain in making management decisions. Required.

Prerequisites: LIS 505 and LIS 506

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