Managing to Survive: Managerial Practice in Not-for-profit Organisations

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Open University Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 247 pages
"Managing to Survive offers a broad introduction to the management issues faced by human service organisations, particularly small ones. It covers the basics of managing different roles and skills, staff and volunteer recruitment, training, maximising people's contribution, managing financial and physical resources and managing change. The approach is practical and the text is illustrated with real examples." "Managing to Survive is an essential reference for students, Board members, managers and others working in the human services sector."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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General management issues
Getting the right people
Becoming part of the organisation

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About the author (1999)

Jackson is Professor of Social Work at the University of Melbourne and Director of Social Work Research at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.

Donovan has been a practitioner and social work educator for many years. She is a Senior Academic Associate of the School of Social Work at the University of Melbourne and a management consultant.

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