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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 December 2015
  • ISBN : 9781780634609
  • Page : 156 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and the build-measure-learn model. Remaining chapters discuss technology change and DevOps as a lean strategy, while also giving the reader the opportunity to earn a professional online "badge" on the subject material of the book. Introduces lean startup and lean manufacturing theory and practice Applies Lean Startup Principles to Libraries Allows readers to earn two Openbadges to demonstrate professional education accomplishment through social networking and for compensation purposes Only book in its market that illustrates lean principles at work

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Becoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library
  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-07
  • ISBN : 9781780634609
GET THIS BOOKBecoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and

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Lean Library Management
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  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 1555707327
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Libraries today face reduced budgets, increased customer expectations, and aggressive competition from web-based information sources. Management guru John Huber, a pioneer and leader in the Lean Manufacturing movement, has worked as a consultant with libraries across North America. In this new book, he show you how to apply Lean principles and practices--how making small, simple changes in everyday routines will reap large time- and money-saving results. You'll learn how to: create a culture of change ; define and streamline your library's

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-10-27
  • ISBN : 9781440855375
GET THIS BOOKThe Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services, 2nd Edition

This guide provides library directors, managers, and administrators in all types of libraries with complete and up-to-date instructions on how to evaluate library services in order to improve them. • Helps librarians to thoroughly examine their libraries' services toward making improvements • Enables librarians to answer with authority the question "what difference do we make?" • Explains the most effective ways of conducting library measurement and evaluation, covering qualitative and quantitative tools, data analysis, and specific methodologies for measuring and assessing specific services •

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  • Author : Joseph Niederstadt
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-03
  • ISBN : 9781482253665
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The Lean Expert: Educating and Elevating Lean Practitioners Throughout Your Organization outlines a method that can help organizations engage associates and empower them to achieve "expert status" in the nine core principles of Lean. By implementing the Lean Discipline Expert process detailed in the book, companies will demonstrate to their associates that they believe they are the organization’s greatest assets, while empowering them to make lasting improvements to the organization. The book provides a robust and proven process for

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • ISBN : 9780081022887
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Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and

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  • Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-05-31
  • ISBN : 9781783988198
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Take your knowledge of Redis to the next level to build enthralling applications with ease About This Book Detailed explanation on Data structure server with powerful strings, lists, sets, sorted-sets, and hashes Learn to Scale your data with Redis Cluster's distributed setup This is a fast paced practical guide full of screenshots and real work examples to help you get to grips with Redis in no time. Who This Book Is For If you are a software developer with some

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  • Author : John J. Huber,Steven V. Potter
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : 9780838912447
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In the years since John Huber’s trailblazing Lean Library Management was published, budget pressures on libraries have only increased. Yet libraries who have adopted his strategies have turned conventional management thinking—that if budgets are reduced, customer service suffers—on its head. These libraries have proven that by streamlining and improving customer services, they can eliminate wasteful activities and bring down costs. In The Purpose-Based Library, Huber and seasoned public library administrator Potter build on insight gleaned from decades

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  • Author : Richard M Jost
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-10-20
  • ISBN : 9780081002162
GET THIS BOOKSelecting and Implementing an Integrated Library System

Selecting and Implementing an Integrated Library System: The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make focuses on the intersection of technology and management in the library information world. As information professionals, many librarians will be involved in automation projects and the management of technological changes that are necessary to best meet patron and organizational needs. As professionals, they will need to develop numerous skills, both technological and managerial, to successfully meet these challenges. This book provides a foundation for this

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  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-13
  • ISBN : 9780810887497
GET THIS BOOKCustomer Service in Libraries

In this book, nine librarians from across the country describe their libraries’ best practices in this key area. Their contributions range from all-encompassing customer service policies and models any library can both adapt and be proud of to micro-approaches that emphasize offering excellent user-focused technology planning, picture book arrangement with patrons in mind, Web 2.0 tools to connect users with the library, establishing good service delivery chains, and making your library fantastic for homeschoolers.

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-25
  • ISBN : 9781118051184
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Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization, but are not really sure how to implement it? Or perhaps you’re already using Lean, but you need to get up to speed. Lean for Dummies will show you how to do more with less and create an enterprise that embraces change. In plain-English writing, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean

Lean In

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  • Author : Sheryl Sandberg
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2013-03-11
  • ISBN : 9780385349956
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The #1 international best seller In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table,” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto.

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  • Author : William K. Balzer
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • ISBN : 9781351216920
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In an environment of diminishing resources, growing enrollment, and increasing expectations of accountability, Lean Higher Education: Increasing the Value and Performance of University Processes, Second Edition provides the understanding and the tools required to return education to the consumers it was designed to serve – the students. It supplies a unifying framework for implementing and sustaining a Lean Higher Education (LHE) transformation at any institution, regardless of size or mission. Using straightforward language, relevant examples, and step-by-step guidelines for introducing Lean

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  • Author : Library Association
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1901
  • ISBN : PRNC:32101073751297
GET THIS BOOKLibrary Association Record

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-08-30
  • ISBN : 9783642332999
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