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Convergence of Libraries and Technology Organizations by Christopher Barth

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7

The process of converging: Riding the river

Abstract:

The process of blending organizations involves a challenging navigation of change management for personnel. Often how a convergence process is planned and executed will determine whether or not the new organization is successful. This chapter examines the process of convergence and provides watch points to help ensure a smooth and successful convergence process.

Key words

process

convergence

leadership

communication

vision

collaboration

transparency

evolution

revolution

design

iteration

flexibility

listening

innovation

celebration

engagement

resource management

culture

tradition

resistance

budget

balance

expectations

assessment

The actual process of converging organizations can be invigorating ...

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