Communities of Practice as a Professional Development Tool for Management and Leadership Skills in Libraries

Authors

  • Heather Weltin HathiTrust Digital Library
  • Nancy Graff Schultz University of Wisconsin-Madison

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5860/llm.v33i3.7347

Keywords:

management, communities of practice, leadership

Abstract

In 2012, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's General Libraries developed a community of practice to improve management and leadership skills in staff. This article examines the theories behind communities of practice, the process used by UW-Madison to establish the communities of practice and the results.

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Published

2019-06-13

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Peer Reviewed