9780230348264

Management in Social Work

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230348264

  • ISBN10:

    0230348262

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-07-19
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

Thoroughly updated, this is an indispensible 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.

Author Biography

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 produced well over a hundred publications in the social work field, including over a dozen books.

MARGARET MCGLADE is an Independent Consultant in Health, Social Care, and Children's Services. She has previously held the post of Director of Social Services in Derby and has experience of chairing Local Safeguarding Boards and first casereviews.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
PART I - UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT
Why Study Management?
Management Theory and Organisational Structures
Culture and the Management 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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