Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success / Edition 5

Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success / Edition 5

by Robert W. Weinbach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205509037

ISBN-13: 9780205509034

Pub. Date: 05/22/2007

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

The fifth edition of The Social Worker as Manager combines presentation of management theory and practical advice. It is designed to help social workers to successfully perform the tasks of management at any level.

This text was written for both students and those practitioners who find themselves with increased management responsibilities. It describes those

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The fifth edition of The Social Worker as Manager combines presentation of management theory and practical advice. It is designed to help social workers to successfully perform the tasks of management at any level.

This text was written for both students and those practitioners who find themselves with increased management responsibilities. It describes those functions and tasks that all managers perform while emphasizing how they are shaped by the uniqueness of human service organizations. This edition is easy to read, conversational, and contains many new and revised examples, topics, and practical applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205509034
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
05/22/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Management in Perspective1
1Definitions and Assumptions3
2The Context of Human Services Management21
3Historical Origins of Current Management Theories47
Pt. 2The Functions of Management71
4Influencing by Planning73
5Creating and Managing Staff Diversity97
6Promoting Work Performance129
7Staff Evaluations and Personnel Actions163
8Organizing Work Activities191
9Controlling Staff Behavior217
10Leading241
Pt. 3Completing the Management Picture263
11Other Important Management Tasks265
12Becoming an Effective Manager293
Index319

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