PCI Webinar with Anne Abate and Pat Farr
Both Sides of Organizational Change: The Manager of Change and the Employee Coping With It
Sub-Topic: Anticipates and adapts to change and challenges effectively
One of the jobs of an effective manager is to manage change in their organization. But what happens to the employees when the management says “all change now”?
In this interactive and informative session we will look at change from both perspectives—manager and front line employee and explore some of the tested principles of change management and how they really impact each individual in the organization.
Attendees will learn how to:
- Better understand the impetus for change in organizations
- Recognize several change models
- Acknowledge change from the manager’s perspective
- Acknowledge change from the staff perspective
Anne Abate ~ Biography
Anne Abate has worked in a wide variety of libraries and library-related organizations during her career. She is currently the owner of Library Discount Network, a small business that negotiates with database vendors on behalf of library consortia and networks. The company also provides administrative and management support for nonprofit organizations. Anne has been the Executive Director of the Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium, now known as SWON Libraries, where she coordinated the programs, services, and activities for the members.
Pat Farr ~ Biography
Pat Farr has had a wide-ranging career spanning work in a supermarket just after leaving school, to working for a chiropractor, to arranging library conferences for a regional library consortium … and many things in between! She loves talking to people and usually includes some stories from her past when trying to get her point across.