Leadership and Libraries

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Yang, L. (2023). Leadership and Libraries: Status Quo and Emerging Trends. International Journal of Librarianship, 8(2), 3–10. https://doi.org/10.23974/ijol.2023.vol8.2.303
Received 2023-04-02
Accepted 2023-04-20
Published 2023-06-22


Leadership is a complex and multifaceted concept that has been studied by scholars for decades. There is no one definition of leadership that is universally accepted, and the concept is often interpreted differently in different contexts and sectors. As a result, leaders can face challenges in leading effectively and ethically in their roles. This article aims to critically examine the concept of leadership from an academic lens. It will review relevant literature and research on leadership, and discuss the different ways in which leadership can be understood and practiced. The article will also explore the challenges and dilemmas that leaders face, and offer some suggestions for how these challenges can be overcome. The article concludes by asserting that leadership is a critical component of any successful organization, and that it is essential for leaders to be cognizant of the challenges they may encounter and the responsibilities they must fulfill.



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