Child Care Options: A Workplace Initiative for the 21st Century / Edition 1

Child Care Options: A Workplace Initiative for the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Madeline Fried, Margery L. Sher
     
 

Child Care Options presents the facts, the background information, and the special considerations involved in discussing and selecting on-site or near-site child care, as well as programs designed to deal with difficult child-care situations. As authorities in work/family relations, the authors share the firsthand knowledge and experience they have gained as

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Child Care Options presents the facts, the background information, and the special considerations involved in discussing and selecting on-site or near-site child care, as well as programs designed to deal with difficult child-care situations. As authorities in work/family relations, the authors share the firsthand knowledge and experience they have gained as consultants to such diverse groups as the Washington Post, American Labs, and the Central Intelligence Agency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897748582
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/30/1994
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface: The Earth Shifts: Babies 1, Football Game 0
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Child Care! What Does That Have to Do with Our Business?1
Ch. 2Child Care Choices: "Multitudes in the Valley of Decision"21
Ch. 3Decisions: "You Can Sleep on a Matter Before You Decide, Unless You Have a Competitor Who Doesn't Need the Sleep"40
Ch. 4A Child Care Center! What Are We Getting Into?49
Ch. 5Legal Issues: "The Good of the People Is the Chief Law"67
Ch. 6Finances: Poetry, Philosophy, and the Bottom Line75
Ch. 7Child Care Facility Design: More Than Building Codes90
Ch. 8Management: If We Do It, Who's Going to Run It?111
Ch. 9Special Tips: Nothing Succeeds Like Success119
Ch. 10A Note to Small Businesses128
Ch. 11"An Invasion of Armies Can Be Resisted, but Not an Idea Whose Time Has Come"133
Appendix A: Executive Summaries149
Appendix B: Partial Listings of Employer-Supported Child Care159
Appendix C: Child Care Center Liability Insurance Carriers168
Appendix D: Current Child Day Care Licensing Offices169
Appendix E: Resources for Playground Information176
Appendix F: A Sampling of Architectural Firms with Child Care Center Experience177
Appendix G: Resource Organizations178
Appendix H: Child Care Program Inventory (CCPI) Evaluation Criteria179
Appendix I: Application for Board of Directors189
Index191

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