Guest Columnist: Working Smarter
Our industry needs to renew its commitment to efficiency and support that commitment by dedicating time and energy to initiatives that lead to efficiency. The need for that contribution has never been greater because the challenges facing us have never been tougher.
Michael Healy is the executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, a nonprofit membership body established in New York more than 30 years ago to improve the efficiency of the book industry through standards, research and information. Healy has 25 years’ experience in the book industry, and prior to joining BISG in 2006, he spent seven years as editorial director of Nielsen Book Services, a leading supplier of information, transaction and market measurement services to the international book industry.