Reorganizing a Library Department: A Case Study in Transformational Leadership

Nancy H. Abashian

Abstract


Identifying opportunities for professional advancement can be difficult to navigate for library employees. Clear paths for moving up in an organization are not always evident. Sometimes you have to make your own path. Considering the needs of those you currently lead while motivating and supporting them in order to acclimate them to change is essential. A literature review of Transformational Leadership and a case study of a reorganization proposed and adopted at Binghamton University Libraries will be used to demonstrate how to achieve success by leveraging talent to better meet the needs of an organization.

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