Human Services Management

Human Services Management : Analysis and Applications

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  • Hardback | 600 pages
  • 137.16 x 210.82 x 38.1mm | 612.35g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • 053412528X
  • 9780534125288

Table of contents

Part One: Values and human services managers. The distinctiveness of human services management. Reconciling conflicting value tensions. Part Two: Organizations and systems: some dynamic and diverse perspectives. Perspectives of human behavior and organizations. Organizations: different perspectives. Human-organizational behavior: some interactions. Mary Parker Follett: the human services leader who was an early founder of modern management. Part Three: Dynamics of the organizational environment. The organization and its environment. Women and minorities in management. Organization as a strategy: a more dynamic approach to managing the human services. Part Four: Institutional management. Fundamental management processes. Managing programs: classic program management. Managing finances. Managing people. Managing information computers. Part Five: Systemic management. Analyzing and designing systems. Managing the transition to new systems. Managing trans-organizational systems. Epilogue: the human services manager's role perceptions.
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