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Enhancing social work management : theory and best practice from the UK and USA

Author: Jane Aldgate; Open University.; University of Connecticut.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.
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This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines the prevailing issues affecting both the UK and USA. Contradictory forces affect the act of management, such as the imperatives driving the introduction of new control systems which exist alongside the requirement to cut resources. In this book, contributors present both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Enhancing social work management.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007
(DLC) 2006039572
(OCoLC)76864338
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Aldgate; Open University.; University of Connecticut.
ISBN: 9781846425905 1846425905 1280929642 9781280929649
OCLC Number: 159957640
Notes: "The Open University; University of Connecticut."
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Contents: Looking backward, looking forward : current trends in human services management / John Harris --
New leadership for the human services : involving and empowering staff through participatory management / Barbara A. Pine and Lynne M. Healy --
Improving performance in social work through positive approaches to managing change / Julie Barnes --
Ethical issues for social work and social care managers / Lynne M. Healy and Barbara A. Pine --
Managing across interagency boundaries : a learning agenda for change / Vivien Martin --
Managing diversity in social service settings / Barris Malcolm --
Liability and safety issues in human services management / Robert G. Madden --
Managing care environments : reflections from research and practice / Jill Reynolds and Sheila Peace --
Active service-user involvement in human services : lessons from practice / Janet Seden and Trish Ross --
The impact of new technology: implications for social work and social care managers / Myron E. Weiner and Peter Petrella --
Managing diverse sources of funding / Mark Ezell --
From policy visions to practice realities : the pivotal role of service managers in implementation / Wendy Rose.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Aldgate [and others].

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Presents both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of management in the social care sector. This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines  Read more...

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