publication . Article . 2015

Henry Fayol’s 14 Principles of Management: Implications for Libraries and Information Centres

Uzuegbu, C. P.; Nnadozie, C. O.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice (issn: 2287-9099, eissn: 2287-4577, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
Abstract
This paper focuses generally on the ‘fourteen principles of management’ by Henri Fayol. However, it specifically analyses their application to and implications for libraries and information centres. An extensive review of published works on management generally, and library management in particular, was conducted. This yielded vital insights on the original meaning and later modifications of these principles, as well as their application in the management of various organisations. Consequently, the strengths and weaknesses of these principles were examined to determine their suitability in libraries and information centres. Inferences, illustration...
Subjects
free text keywords: Library Management, Management Principles, Library and Information Centres, Henry Fayol, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z
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