Date: April 5, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Sponsors: Supervisors, Managers, and Administrators Roundtable, Public Libraries Division, University and College Division, Oklahoma School Librarians, Support Staff Roundtable
We spend almost a quarter of our time at work. Life is too short to spend in a place in which we are miserable. Morale in the workplace effect not only the quality of work, but it also has a large impact on our personal lives. Boosting morale boosts productivity and longevity of the staff both physically and their longevity at a location. The best thing about boosting morale is that it can be done for no money! Find out about the importance of morale, areas that can affect morale, and how to increase morale.
Tracey Thompson is the Assistant Manager of Library Operations at Midwest City Library. She worked as head of Acquisitions at New Mexico State University, and she was also at Vogelweh Library, a military library in Germany. She obtained her MLIS from Drexel University, and her BS in Computer Science from Central Missouri State University. She is currently serving as Chair-elect for OLA SMART.
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