Human Services Management: Organizational Leadership in Social Work Practice [NOOK Book]

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-- Karen M. Hopkins, Social Service Review

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Human Services Management: Organizational Leadership in Social Work Practice

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Overview

-- Karen M. Hopkins, Social Service Review

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What People Are Saying

Burton Gummer

Lucid, clear, state-of-the-art. A major contribution to the field of human services management, one that should continue to influence the field for many years to come.

Burton Gummer, The University at Albany, State University of New York

Darlyne Bailey

An exceptional treatise for kindred spirits committed to serving individuals, families, and communities through our human service organizations. This work is not only a 'must read' but, more important, a 'must use.'

Darlyne Bailey, vice president for academic affairs and dean, Teachers College, Columbia University

Burton Gummer

Lucid, clear, state-of-the-art. A major contribution to the field of human services management, one that should continue to influence the field for many years to come.

Darlyne Bailey

An exceptional treatise for kindred spirits committed to serving individuals, families, and communities through our human service organizations. This work is not only a 'must read' but, more important, a 'must use.'

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Meet the Author

David Austin is the Bert Kruger Smith Centennial Professor Emeritus at the School of Social Work of The University of Texas at Austin. In 1997 he received the Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award of the Council on Social Work Education.


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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction 1
2 Human Service Organizations 30
3 Stakeholder Constituencies 59
4 Organizational Structure and Program Design 89
5 Service Delivery Networks 138
6 The User/Consumer Constituency 184
7 Organized Professions and Human Service Organizations 216
8 Legitimators and Funders 281
9 The Human Service Executive 322
10 Boards of Directors and Advisory Committees 354
11 Accountability 396
12 Dealing with Change 423
References 449
Index 479
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