Anatomy of Psychiatric Administration: The Organization in Health and Disease / Edition 1

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Overview

This book examines in depth the key issues of worker productivity and morale, group dynamics, and the relationship of the institution to the outside world. It is written to help the mental health administrator, especially the 'clinician executive', manage more effectively for the good of the patient, the organization, and the community.

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For administrators of mental health clinics, or anyone thinking of trying their hand at it, an analysis of the organization as though it were an organism, noting the symptoms of disorder in the behavior of both workers and administrators, and suggesting a systems approach to management. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306441431
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/1992
  • Series: Topics in Social Psychiatry Series
  • Edition description: 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 398
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Perspectives. Toward Scientific Management. Toward Better Theory and Practice. Entering and Leaving the System. Internal Dynamics. Human Resource Management. Economics of Mental Health. Ethics of Administration. Education and Research. Relation of the Organization to the Outside World. Power and Decision Making in Organizational Context. Executive Careers. Index.

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