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The gerontologist as an administrator

The gerontologist as an administrator

Author: Jeffrey A Giordano; Thomas A Rich
Publisher: Westport, CT : Auburn House, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text examines all aspects of administering services to older adults. The authors surveyed practising administrators over a two-year period and address a variety of topics including leadership  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giordano, Jeffrey A. (Jeffrey Anthone), 1942-
Gerontologist as an administrator.
Westport, CT : Auburn House, ©2001
Online version:
Giordano, Jeffrey A. (Jeffrey Anthone), 1942-
Gerontologist as an administrator.
Westport, CT : Auburn House, ©2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Giordano; Thomas A Rich
ISBN: 0865693064 9780865693067
OCLC Number: 44713126
Description: xv, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Administering Services to Older Adults --
What Is Administration? --
A Model of Administration --
Older Adult Service Organizations --
Guiding Principles for the Gerontologist Administrator --
Leadership Theory and Practice --
Leadership Theory --
Leadership Style --
A Practice Model of Leadership --
Management Theory and Practice --
Definition of Management --
Management Theories --
Techniques and Methods for the Gerontologist Manager --
The Ethics of Administration --
Ethical Issues Related to Older Adults --
Knowledge and Ethical Administration --
Organizational Culture and Administration --
Administrative Behavior --
Improving Ethical Behavior --
Communication and Information --
The Organizational Environment and Context --
Understanding Communication --
Interpersonal Communication --
Meetings and Presentations --
Written Communication --
Improving Communication in the Organization --
Organizing Programs and Staff --
Organizational Theories --
Organizational Structure --
Organizational Relationships --
Organizational Subgroups --
Human Resources Functions --
Evolving Development of Human Resources Functions --
Human Resources Administration --
Human Resources Development --
Motivation and Productivity --
Motivational Theory --
A Motivating Work Environment --
Motivational Methods --
Supervision and Staff Development --
A Model of Supervision --
Responsibilities of the Supervisor --
Supervision Styles and Types --
Challenges for Supervisors --
Funding Programs and Financial Management.
Responsibility: Jeffrey A. Giordano and Thomas A. Rich.


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"At last! A textbook for management courses in aging that is not borrowed from other disciplires. The authors, as professors, have each trained hundreds of agency and company administrators in Read more...

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