The 21st Century Workplace

Workplace expectations have changed dramatically in the last 20, 10, or even 5 years. the library is no expect ion to this. Our tools have evolved, library user expectations have increased, and the fundamental nature of performance expectations in the 21st century workplace have changed. How can librarians take charge of workplace expectations in a contemporary climate? This workshop, aimed at non-managers, introduces the concept of the learning organization and plants the message of employee ownership. Participants will explore their own approaches to communication, change, and workplace relationships, learning practical strategies for shifting toward a more autonomous mindset along the way. (Full Day)