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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Functions a A classic and well - established guideline for organizational structure and design is that “ form follows function . ” Beginning with the organization's purpose , established goals , and objectives , a host of functions with ...
Demonstration projects may be seeking to establish a new approach to an old problem or a response to an area that is ... may be discontinued , altered and piloted further , or may become an established program of the organization .
Establish and Revise Policy . The administration operates in accordance with policy that has been established and approved by the board . New policies will be recommended to the board by administration , and old policies will be revised ...
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Administering Services to Older Adults
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