Expectations and concerns of library staff before and after a merger

Swanepoel, Adriaan Expectations and concerns of library staff before and after a merger., 2004 . In 25th IATUL Annual Conference, Krakow (Poland), 30 May - 3 June 2004. [Conference paper]


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This paper compares and discusses some of the main findings of two surveys to determine expectations and concerns of library staff before and after a merger. The findings showed that expectations and concerns that library staff members have before a merger do not necessarily disappear away after the merger has taken place. If left alone, expectations and concerns may change over time or it may even increase. In the light of the findings the author gives possible explanations to why some of the expectations and concerns changed over time in the absence of any deliberate intervention from library managers.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: mergers, university libraries, staff concerns
Subjects: F. Management. > FE. Personnel management.
Depositing user: Adriaan Swanepoel
Date deposited: 23 Jun 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/6406


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