Becoming a Team Within a Hierarchical Structure: an Experiment

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Title:
Becoming a Team Within a Hierarchical Structure: an Experiment
Author:
Kalnin, Mary T.; Angel, Lili H.
Affiliation:
University of Washington Libraries
Issue Date:
22-Apr-1998
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Copyright © is held by the author.
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Abstract:
Present the experience of one section within the Cataloging Division of the University of Washington Libraries as it moved from a supervisory structure to a self-managed team. This change in structure to a concept. What makes this different from the team concept is that this team of seven members is only one of two sections that are participating in the self-managing structure within the hierarchical structure of the University of Washington Libraries at the time of this proposal. This University of Washington Libraries at the time of this proposal. This presentation will recount the team's experiences with training and how the members had to change their mode of thinking, from working as individuals supervised by one person to a group who share the load of supervisory responsibilities as a team.
Identifiers:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/615183
Description:
Conference proceedings from the Living the Future Conference, April 21-24, 1998, University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, AZ.
Keywords:
changes for libraries; academic libraries; innovation in libraries

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleBecoming a Team Within a Hierarchical Structure: an Experimenten_US
dc.contributor.authorKalnin, Mary T.en
dc.contributor.authorAngel, Lili H.en
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Washington Librariesen
dc.date.issued1998-04-22-
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author.en
dc.description.collectioninformationThis item is part of the Living the Future 8 collection. For more information about items in this collection, please email repository@u.library.arizona.edu.en
dc.description.abstractPresent the experience of one section within the Cataloging Division of the University of Washington Libraries as it moved from a supervisory structure to a self-managed team. This change in structure to a concept. What makes this different from the team concept is that this team of seven members is only one of two sections that are participating in the self-managing structure within the hierarchical structure of the University of Washington Libraries at the time of this proposal. This University of Washington Libraries at the time of this proposal. This presentation will recount the team's experiences with training and how the members had to change their mode of thinking, from working as individuals supervised by one person to a group who share the load of supervisory responsibilities as a team.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/615183-
dc.descriptionConference proceedings from the Living the Future Conference, April 21-24, 1998, University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, AZ.en
dc.subjectchanges for librariesen
dc.subjectacademic librariesen
dc.subjectinnovation in librariesen
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