Social Administration

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Columbia University Press, Oct 6, 2001 - Social Science - 544 pages
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By making explicit linkages both to social work practice and to the history of management thought, covering the rapidly expanding field of nonprofit studies, and incorporating management approaches from Henri Fayol's principles to Total Quality Managem

 

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Contents

An Overview
1
The Ecology of Social Administration
19
2 Social Administration and Community
21
3 The Social Agency
42
4 Social Administration and Organization
59
Elements of Social Administration
89
5 Leadership and Decision Making
91
6 The Processes of Management
108
18 Marketing Public Relations and Advertising
330
Human and Financial Capital
347
19 Personnel Systems
349
20 Human Resources
366
21 Financial Management
389
22 Financial Inflows
407
23 Budgeting
431
Topics in Social Administration
451

7 Management Models
128
The Processes of Institutionalization
143
8 Policy Institutions and Strategic Action
147
9 Administrative Planning
164
10 Implementation
182
11 Operations
201
12 Accountability
224
13 Program Evaluation
240
Communications and Information
253
14 Administrative Communication
255
15 Administrative Information Systems
270
Empowerment
287
16 Administrative Authority
289
17 Power and Influence
309
24 Social Administration and Purchase of Service Contracts
453
25 Ethics and Administration
468
26 Human Diversity and Administrative Justice
485
Boards and Directorates
502
Afterword
527
How to Write a Memo
529
Sample Job Description
531
Typical Table of Contents for a Social Services Agency Personnel Manual
535
Sample Advertisement for Case Manager Position
539
Sample Offer Letter
541
Notes
543
References
561
Index
597
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About the author (2001)

Roger A. Lohmann is professor of social work and chair of the nonprofit studies committee at West Virginia University. He is editor of Nonprofit Management and Leadership and the author of Breaking Even: Financial Management in the Financial Services and The Commons: New Perspectives on Nonprofit Organization and Voluntary Action, which won the 1993 outstanding book award by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives.

Nancy Lohmann is professor of social work and Senior Advisor to the Provost at West Virginia University. Other administrative positions that she has held at West Virginia University include Dean of the School of Social Work, Assistant Vice President for Faculty Development, and Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs. She has served on the CSWE Accreditation Commission and Board of Directors and is co-editor of Transitions of Aging.


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