World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council
"Libraries: Dynamic Engines for the Knowledge and Information Society"
20-24 August 2006, Seoul, Korea
Call for Papers
Management and Marketing Section
"Strategic Planning Tools for the Tomorrow People - Library and Information Professionals of the 21st Century"
Aims and Scope
Relevant Topics for the Program (but not limited to):
Strategic planning for library and information organizations is the process by which people envision the future and develop necessary practices and operations to achieve that future. This program will be an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to: present and propose cutting edge strategic planning tools; share the strategic planning tools which help their organization proactively manage, plan for, and anticipate change; and identify new challenges in strategic planning which the profession's 'tomorrow people' will face.
- Assessment of Internal Organization Culture
- Vision / Mission Formulation
- Environmental Scanning
- Competition Analysis
- Communication Strategies
Language of Session
Preferably English. Availability of simultaneous interpretation into other IFLA languages to be confirmed and communicated to authors.
Abstract submission - English please, maximum 250 words, due January 15, 2006.
PLEASE send abstracts to:
Dr. Christie Koontz
- Notification of acceptance - March 1, 2006.
Papers due - May 15, 2006, (quality papers will be recommended to be submitted to IFLA Journal.)
Papers will undergo a double blind review process and four to six papers will be selected for this two hour Management and Marketing Section program.
Christie Koontz, Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Gunilla Lilie Bauer email@example.com
Angels Massisimo firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinesh Gupta email@example.com