Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups, 1st Edition

  • Jeremy Nelson
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1780634609
  • ISBN-13: 9781780634609
  • DDC: 025.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Introduction.
2: Organizing Libraries.
3: Pull versus Push: Lessons from Lean Manufacturing.
4: Build-Measure-Learn as an OODA Loop.
5: Innovation Accounting and Francis Taylor.
6: Defining Hypothesis and Managing Complexity.
7: Actionable Metrics from Patron Activity.
8: Pivoting or Persevering when Technology Changes.
9: DevOps as a Lean Strategy.
10: The Future as a Warehouse.