Management and Practice in Health and Human Service Organisations

Paperback | June 23, 2014

byLynda Berends, Karen Crinall

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Management and Practice in Health and Human Service Organisations is an authoritative, evidence-based, relevant and practical resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are seeking to become managers in health and human service organisations. This textbook identifies, explores and addresses key policy, planning and process issues, and demonstrates through case examples written by practitioners across the health and human service professions, the many innovative and creative management strategies and practices that are being appliedsuccessfully.

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Management and Practice in Health and Human Service Organisations is an authoritative, evidence-based, relevant and practical resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are seeking to become managers in health and human service organisations. This textbook identifies, explores and addresses key policy, planning and proces...

Lynda Berends is a health services researcher who specialises in the study of alcohol and other drug service delivery and system design, across acute and primary health sectors. Lynda is a senior researcher at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales and she has an extensive history with Turning Poin...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:346 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 0.59 inPublished:June 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195524152

ISBN - 13:9780195524154

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List of Figures and TablesList of Case Examples, Practice Examples and Practitioner ProfilesList of Acronyms and AbbreviationsPrefaceAbout the AuthorsAbout the ContributorsPart 1: Context and Structure1. Contextualising Management in Health and Human Service Organisations2. External Factors that Shape Health and Human Services3. Organisational Culture and Operation4. Management, Leadership and GovernancePart 2: Planning and Practice5. Workforce Support and Development5. Strategic Planning for Practice7. Project Management and Evaluation8. Financial Management and Quality AccreditationPart 3: Connection and Engagement9. Change Management10. Communication, Community Engagement and Collaboration11. Towards Effective Management and Practice in Health and Human ServicesGlossaryBibliographyIndex