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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It involves a wide network of complex relationships with those who have varying levels of interest and involvement with older adult programs . These programs are in a context of expanding community services , which includes increasing ...
This allows the organization to be more effective at performing highly technical and complex tasks required for delivery of services . In this atmosphere , it is difficult to bring about change . Mintzberg ( 1979 ) states , “ The ...
What do you think is the greatest challenge for the Geriatric Business Manager who is the leader of this newly designed complex of integrated services ? 6. What is your reaction to the goals of this approach and the results of the ...
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Administering Services to Older Adults
Leadership Theory and Practice
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