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Social Care Management, Strategy and Business Planning.

Author: Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Social care management is undergoing considerable transformation, and managers are now required to have skills that traditionally lie outside the exclusive domain of social care. However, social care managers also have a commitment to the values and principles of care, and models from the business world must also be suited to their particular needs. This book is a comprehensive guide to strategic social care  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hafford-Letchfield, Trish.
Social Care Management, Strategy and Business Planning.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trish Hafford-Letchfield
ISBN: 9780857003942 0857003941
OCLC Number: 711747289
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages)
Contents: FRONT COVER; Social Care Management, Strategy and Business Planning; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction; 1. Thinking about the Legislative and Policy Environment for Social Care; 2. Strategic Planning; 3. The Business Planning Process; 4. Managing Resources in Your Business Plan; 5. Project Management; 6. The Commissioning and Contracting Process; 7. Managing Performance; 8. The Process of Decision-Making; 9. Risk Assessment and Risk Management; 10. Evaluation; REFERENCES; CONTRIBUTORS TO MANAGER'S COMMENTS; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX.

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Social care management is undergoing considerable transformation, and managers are now required to have skills that traditionally lie outside the exclusive domain of social care. However, social care managers also have a commitment to the values and principles of care, and models from the business world must also be suited to their particular needs. This book is a comprehensive guide to strategic social care management, covering all the knowledge and skills that managers in the 21st century must have, and rooting theory firmly in practice. Chapters cover strategic planning, business developmen.

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