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A Study on Measuring the Levels of Competency Components of Public Library Directors

Ji Eun Oh 1 Dong-Youl Jeong 2

1이화여자대학교 대학원 문헌정보학과, 광진정보도서관
2이화여자대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to measure Korean public library directors’ current levels of the competency components which were suggested in a leadership competency model and to analyze the effects of several variables on the competency components. Survey to total librarians and directors of public libraries which are affiliated to Seoul Metropolitan Government and statistical hypothesis testing like t-testing and one-way ANOVA were used for this study. As a result, the current levels of 19 competency components of Korean public library directors and the effects of seven variables; sex, major, librarian certification, academic ability, years worked (as a librarian, as a public library librarian, as a public library director, as a librarian at a present library), the size of a library and measuring group were presented and analyzed, which can be used as the criteria for improvement of the leadership competencies of Korean public library directors.

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