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Author Hasenfeld, Yeheskel

Title Administrative Leadership in the Social Services : the Next Challenge
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012


Description 1 online resource (279 pages)
Contents Administrative Leadership in the Social Services: The Next Challenge; Copyright; Contents; About the Guest Editor; The Challenge to Administrative Leadership in the Social Services: A Prefatory Essay; The Human Service Executive; Recent Themes in Theory and Research on Leadership and Their Implications for Management of the Human Services; Executive Entry: Multiple Perspectives on the Process of Muddling Through; Managerial Leadership and Service Quality: Toward a Model of Social Work Administration; The Effect of Leadership on Workers in Human Service Organizations
Women's Prospects for Leadership in Social Welfare: A Political Economy PerspectiveA Feminist Model for Macro-Practice: Promises and Problems; Human Service Corporations: New Opportunities for Administration in Social Work; Social Service Administration and the Challenge of Unionization; Human Service Entrepreneurship: The Four "C" Approach; The Life Cycle of Human Service Organizations: An Administrative Perspective
Summary What should be the roles and behavior of administrators to meet the challenges facing social service agencies today? Here is a thought-provoking book that provides a great deal of insight into administrative leadership, an essential component in the survival and effectiveness of social service agencies. In response to the enormous challenges that social service agencies are facing, including justification of their mission, mobilization of resources, and responsiveness to new social needs, experts present theoretical and empirical studies on administrative leadership in the social serv
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781136553608