Developing the Next Generation of Library Leaders : (ACRL Publications in Librarianship No. 75)
Part of the Publications in Librarianship series
Developing the Next Generation of Library Leaders examines how the library profession can foster this skill development for new leaders through the leadership stories and development of twenty-two assistant/associate deans.
Ten big ideas emerged through this research: Developing a career ladderMitigating identity crisisLearning theory, applying to practiceSupportFind your peopleLeadership pause pointsAlternative leadership and management modelsDemystifying leadership and managementSuccession planningBattling gender-based doubtsEach of these ideas include questions as well as recommendations that, when taken together, offer a holistic approach to shrinking the leadership gap in our profession and preparing the next generation of library leaders to move the profession forward and meet the evolving challenges of higher education.