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Coaching in the Library: A Management Strategy for Achieving Excellence


Experienced librarian and coach Ruth Metz outlines
a focused and results-oriented plan for achieving the
best results from staff members through a coaching
style of management. Real-world examples and coaching
scenarios specific to library work will help you

  • Be both a coach and a player by learning the
    terminology and techniques
  • Recognize and utilize the abilities and talents of
    staff at all levels
  • Guide individuals toward a unified goal
  • Encourage innovation, flexibility, and problem-solving
  • Spotlight the big-win opportunities
Complete with new forms, reader-friendly tables, and
annotated references, this revised edition is for any
library that wants to maximize the potential of all
staff on the playing field in order to achieve peak