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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When the participatory management approach is practiced effectively , strategies range ... For effective participatory management , the manager does not relinquish ultimate authority ; nor does the manager submit all decisions and ...
The practice of effective time management , including the judicious application of delegation , is essential for the gerontologist manager . The more progressive management approaches and techniques require effective usage of time .
Which management approach do you think would be most effective in resolving this problem ? 5. What problem - solving technique would you use to deal with this problem ? 6. What priority would you give this problem compared to such other ...
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Administering Services to Older Adults
Leadership Theory and Practice
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