Mastering the Art of Managing Up: Success Strategies for Academic Library Circulation Teams
I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to propose a presentation titled "Mastering the Art of Managing Up: Success Strategies for Academic Library Circulation Teams" for Access Services Conference. I believe that this presentation will equip attendees with valuable skills and insights to enhance their collaboration, communication, and overall performance. / Objective: The objective of this presentation is to provide practical strategies and tools for effectively managing up within an academic library's circulation team. By attending this presentation, participants will: 1. Understand the concept of "managing up" and its relevance to the success of a circulation team in an academic library setting. 2. Learn how to effectively communicate and align their work with their manager's goals and expectations. 3. Discover techniques for proactively offering innovative solutions to enhance circulation processes and user experience. 4. Gain insights on how to seek feedback, act on it, and continuously improve their skills and performance. 5. Explore ways to take ownership of projects and tasks, demonstrating accountability and reliability. 6. Develop a collaborative mindset, promoting teamwork and a positive work culture within the circulation team.