Webcasts by Category: Career
Founder, Dysart & Jones
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Hotel Sainte Claire
Jane Dysart monitors trends across North America from her office in Toronto. She plans the annual Internet Librarian, Computers in Libraries and KMWorld conferences on both coasts, staying just ahead of the curve with the help of numerous mentors and colleagues. Ms. Dysart was manager of Information Resources for the Royal Bank before forming Dysart and Jones, a consulting firm focusing on strategic planning, knowledge management and service design. She is a former president of SLA, recipient of the John Cotton Dana Award, instructor at the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto and a member of the SLIS International Advisory Council.
Dr. Ken Haycock
Professor and director of the School of Library and Information Science, San José State University
Thursday, February 08, 2007
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Clark Hall 304, SJSU Campus
In both graduate education and the workplace, individuals are directed to work in teams yet studies suggest that these teams are doomed to failure unless there is training in effective teamwork. This presentation distinguishes between groups and teams and offers research-based suggestions for improved productivity and better experiences.