Webinar (Live): Developing Motivated Cultures: Six Simple Factors That Shape Your Organization with Doug Crane

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Date(s) - 08/14/2019
2:00 pm CDT - 3:00 pm CDT

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Every good organization has a strategic plan. However, the success of that plan is highly dependent on your organization’s culture. A strong culture motivates employees to work harder and find ways past obstacles. So how can culture be developed and shaped to increase everyone’s motivation? In this webinar, you will learn:

  • A specific definition of culture and how it shapes an organization
  • The six direct and indirect factors that determine motivation
  • How a group of cultural firewatchers can shape your culture
  • Strategies to grow a strong culture and keep it thriving

Doug Crane is the Director of the Palm Beach County Library System. He started in Palm Beach as a children’s librarian in 1998 and soon moved his way up the organization. He was appointed system library director in 2014 and has led the system to numerous awards, including an Urban Library Council Innovation Award. The Public Library Association recruited him as their first podcast speaker in 2015. He is also the author of the articles “May I Ask You a Question – Lessons Learned from Interviewing Public Library Leaders,” published in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Public Libraries; “Overcoming the Email Blues,” published in the December 2017 issue of Learning Exchange, the Newsletter of the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association; and “Efficient Librarianship: A New Path for the Profession,” published in the Nov/Dec 2017 issue of Public Libraries. He currently serves as the Chair of the State Library Council of Florida and is Past President of the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).

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Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic

Registration is closed for this event.

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