Management in Social Work

Paperback | July 19, 2018

byVeronica Coulshed, Audrey Mullender, Margaret McGlade

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Thoroughly updated, this is anindispensible guide to management across the full range of practice settings, from local government to the third sector. Featuring extended material on supervision, diversity and recruitment, it provides a contemporary introduction to leadership and accountability. A must read for effective practice.

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Thoroughly updated, this is anindispensible guide to management across the full range of practice settings, from local government to the third sector. Featuring extended material on supervision, diversity and recruitment, it provides a contemporary introduction to leadership and accountability. A must read for effective practice.

VERONICA COULSHED was Head of Applied Social Studies at the University of Sunderland, UK before her untimely death in 1992. AUDREY MULLENDER is Principal of Ruskin College, Oxford, UK. She was previously Professor of Social Work at the University of Warwick, UK. She has been Editor of the British Journal of Social Work and has produce...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.11 inPublished:July 19, 2018Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230348262

ISBN - 13:9780230348264

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
PART I UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT
Why Study Management?
Management Theory and Organisational Structures
Culture and theManagement of Change
Quality, Performance and Outcomes
Management as Vision, Strategy and Leadership
From Vision and Strategy to Delivering the Service
PART II IN PRACTICE
Recruitment
Balancing Support, Direction and Control
Managing Diversity and Human Rights
Conclusion

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Reviews of the previous edition: "This book provides an excellent overviews of management theories and their application to a social care context" - Gary Hickman, Lecturer, Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham, UK "An excellent introduction for social work students..."  - Robert Davis, Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK  "Core text for social work students, particularly given the dominance of non-social work specific texts in this subject area" - Pearse McCusker, School of Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK