Learning to Lead: An Analysis of Current Training Programs for Library Leadership

  title={Learning to Lead: An Analysis of Current Training Programs for Library Leadership},
  author={Florence M. Mason and Louella V. Wetherbee},
  journal={Library Trends},
Leadership concepts and theories began appearing in the library literature in the late 1980s. By the 1990s a number of leadership development programs were being offered that were designed to develop librarian leadership skills. The programs had various objectives: to improve career development of early and midcareer librarians; to provide access to underrepresented minority groups in management; and to develop leadership skills. These programs, primarily multiday and residential in nature… CONTINUE READING

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