The Gerontologist as an Administrator
Both undergraduate and graduate students of gerontology will benefit from using Giordano and Rich's book as a core text for administration courses. Professors of gerontology administration will be relieved at last to have found a work that emphasizes the unique requirements of administrating older adult programs. The authors consider all three service sectors--private, public, and not-for-profit--in addressing those who are now in administration, those who aspire to be administrators, and those who will be surprised someday to be offered administrative responsibilities. Assuming a basic knowledge of gerontology, the text includes a learning experience following each chapter that allows readers to apply their knowledge of the field in a practical manner. Other special features include information on such contemporary challenges as how to use volunteers effectively, how to integrate ethics into programs for older adults, how to involve staff in administrative activities, how to make the most of public relations and fund-raising opportunities, and how to develop special projects.
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TQM is established by following some basic steps and utilizing certain related tools to achieve the desired outcome . It should be noted that the basic steps and orientation are not problem - focused , as TQM holds it is not necessary ...
A closer examination of the basic personnel functions that constitute human resources administration is useful . Job Classification and Analysis The process of assigning a title is the beginning step in job classification .
Table 11.3 Quality Assurance ( QA ) Basic Formula 1. Identify and monitor a specific activity . 2. If necessary , adopt corrective action . 3. Implement corrective action for a set period of time . 4. Evaluate the results of the ...
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