4 edition of Organisations and Management in Social Work (Sage Key Concepts) found in the catalog.
September 24, 2007 by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English
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Bisman, C. From an institutional perspective, an organisation is viewed as a purposeful structure within a social context. GS: The role of leaders and managers in health and social care is often isolated, compounded for project managers in the sector by stress, complexity, resource constraints and multiple demands. Leadership in social work: can Firstline be a force for change? I came across Trish then, who was also doing some writing for the course.
They are central to the planning of social work services, and as a very diverse group with sometimes only a very quiet voice, project management techniques and approaches need to be adapted to ensure that voice is heard. The reality for social work and social care organisations today is that they are expected to produce more for less, so balancing quality and budget requirements requires good skills, resourcefulness and integrity. Transaction cost theorythe idea that people begin to organise their production in firms when the transaction cost of coordinating production through the market exchange, given imperfect information, is greater than within the firm. Managers of government and nonprofit organizations will need additional information about legal issues, governmental funding, accounting, working with a board of directors, and risk management. Delegation of decision-taking, giving more responsibility and autonomy to social workers. A great part of the book is devoted to discussion of a number of administrative processes.
For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here. When I went into higher education inI was asked to teach a module on management and organisations. The authors include discussion questions, exercises, and case examples. However I would, with some hesitation, suggest the following, which probably fits with what I have said above. More recently I worked for a manager who I admired hugely for her ability to manage delicate, painful and sometimes traumatic situations well.
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Transaction cost theorythe idea that people begin to organise their production in firms when the transaction cost of coordinating production through the market exchange, given imperfect information, is greater than within the firm. I started in the UK working for a well-known multinational company before returning to frontline social work.
Remaining human and keeping a sense of perspective and humour! Sydney: Allen and Unwin. GS: The role of leaders and managers in health and social care is often isolated, compounded for project managers in the sector by stress, complexity, resource constraints and multiple demands. Linda Horner Martin Senior lecturer in leadership and management, Coventry University This is a highly accessible read that focuses on important themes in both the organizational theory and social work practice literatures.
Berman, G. GS: Project management is distinct in social work and social care as often projects are being coordinated with limited resources, complex deliverables, sector values and sometimes changing requirements.
Sociology distinguishes the term organisation into planned formal and unplanned informal i. Lynne McPherson La Trobe University Stimulating critique and challenging perspective of the book really makes the reader think and question their practice.
The selection of texts on middle-level management, or supervision, is much more limited. It seems to me that theirs is a much more demanding world than I remember mine being, brought about in part by the target culture and by the increasing public visibility of social work and social care. London: Sage.
Clegg, C. Casey, C. Actor—network theoryan approach to Organisations and Management in Social Work book theory and research, originating in the field of science studies, which treats objects as part of social networks.
Change has Organisations and Management in Social Work book a constant feature of my career and, whilst I have often wished that this was not the case, there have been positive features in enabling me to broaden my experience and use my skills in a variety of work settings.
Sociology analyses organisations in the first line from an institutional perspective. The authors include discussion questions, exercises, and case examples. Advantages of organisations are enhancement more of the sameaddition combination of different features and extension.
See also: Matrix management This organisational type assigns each worker two bosses in two different hierarchies. Foster has identified a critical vacuum: a lack of training in management skills. Mark is co-author of six books, as well as a range of journal publications.
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A robust critique of organisational practices is encouraged throughout the book with an emphasis on active participation in the everyday life of organisations.