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A Study of Skill Requirements and Perception of Knowledge Managers Towards Competencies in the New Normal


Library Herald

Year : 2023, Volume : 61, Issue : 1

First page : ( 1) Last page : ( 19)

Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469.

Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2023.00001.5


A Study of Skill Requirements and Perception of Knowledge Managers Towards Competencies in the New Normal


Shastri Devashri1, Gadhvi Geeta2

1Research Scholar, Dept. of Lib. Info. Science, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad; Email: shastri.devashri@gmail.com

2Head & Associate Professor, Dept. of Lib. Info. Science, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad


Abstract

Skills and competencies of employees are essential component of any profession. This study identified significant skills and described importance of various skills that LIS professionals require to work exponentially in modern library system. The structured questionnaire is devised to collect primary data to study the phenomena. The informants were LIS professionals working in libraries of 23 IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) at different positions. The study surveyed views of respondents regarding level of requirement of various skills. Based upon data analysis, the paper described recommendations to enhance library scenario.


Keywords

Competencies, Employability, Information Science, Library Science, LIS Professionals, Skills, Training, Qualifications.

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