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SURFING THE WAVES OF CHANGE: A Workshop on Visioning, Action Planning,
and Implementation
 
Led by Richard M. Dougherty, noted librarian, author, and consultant
 
August 5-6, 1996
Philadelphia, PA
 
Co-Sponsored by the Health Sciences Libraries Consortium and the
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science
 
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This two-day participatory workshop is designed to enable library
professionals to:
 
--Identify preferred library service futures through a visioning
process.
 
--Discover how such visions can be transformed into new service
delivery options.
 
--Develop action plans that take political, budgetary, and institutional
cultural climates into account, and
 
--Learn how to initiate change so that key groups are brought into the
process.
 
 
Participants will develop skills to help them:
 
--Better understand the process of change and manage the forces that
resist it,
 
--Work more effectively as members of a team,
 
--Participate more effectively in collaborative decision making, and
 
--Bridge organizational cultural gaps.
 
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Cost: $175 for two days (includes lunch and post-workshop handbook)
 
Institutions are encouraged to send teams of 3 or more librarians from
the same staff so that they can work together to develop a shared library
vision. Cost per individual for 3 or more from the same institution is
$150.
 
Place: Wilson Center,  Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 600
S. 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. PCPS is easily accessible by car
or public transportation.
 
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If you would like to register, or receive a workshop brochure, please
fill out the following and forward to [log in to unmask] or U.S. Mail by
July 15 (with check made payable to HSLC) to HSLC, 3600 Market Street, Suite
550, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2646. Phone 215-222-1532.
 
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