Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Leadership

How to develop your leadership skills

The following page covers these topics:

  • Learning leadership
  • Mentoring

How to develop your leadership skills

Leadership skills & competencies

This page covers the following topics:

  • Self-knowledge
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Courage
  • Self-assertion
  • Public speaking
  • Conflict management
  • Networking
  • Working with staff and teams
  • Motivation and empowerment
  • Power and influence
  • Strategic thinking
  • Advocacy and community leadership
  • Management skills

Leadership skills & competencies

Personality styles

This section covers the following topics:

  • The Big Five personality test
  • The Myers-Briggs type indicator
  • Belbin team styles
  • Ennagram institute resources

Personality styles

Leadership styles

The following page covers the following topics:

  • Leadership style self-assessments
  • Leadership style in the workplace
  • Servant leadership
  • Charismatic leadership
  • Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Maori and cross-cultural leadership
  • Gender and leadership

Leadership styles

Why leadership is important

This section covers the following topics:

  • Leadership in a time of change
  • Leadership in public libraries
  • Leadership in school libraries
  • Leadership in special libraries

Why leadership is important

Who are leaders?

This page lists resources covering the following topics:

  • Leadership and management as different skills
  • Leadership at all levels
  • Interviews with New Zealand library leaders

Who are leaders?

What is leadership?

The following page links to resources which are helpful for answering the question of how leadership differs from management. Specifically, the following topics:

  • Defining leadership
  • Leadership in a library context

What is leadership?

Further reading

For extra material, the following resources may be helpful.

 

How to develop your leadership skills

This section covers an overview of resources that will introduce you to the basics of leadership as well as, the benefits of both having and being a mentor.

 

Leadership skills & competencies

This section defines the different aspects of leadership and some of the key skills required for good leadership.

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