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Moving into a library management position can feel like a daunting and solitary pursuit. Graduate courses in management are expensive and hard to find. To help library managers improve their skills and acumen, renowned speaker and trainer Hakala-Ausperk presents a handy self-study guide to the dynamic role of being a boss. Organized in 52 modules, designed to cover a year of weekly sessions but easily adaptable for any pace, this workbook - Covers major management topics such as success with stakeholders, staffing, customer service, planning, funding, leadership, and more - Offers an inexpensive alternative to seminars and classroom instruction - Requires an investment of as little as an hour per week, and is completely self-paced - Includes challenging questions and exercises, and a Web-based template to record learning progress Suitable for all levels of management, from first-line supervisors to library directors, this book lays out a clear path to learning the essentials of being a great boss.