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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The expected commitment is not just global , but is also necessary for specific decisions , efforts at change , agreed - upon technologies , and innovations . • Cohesion . Build cohesion in groups , teams , and in the entire ...
Assistant Secretary for Aging stresses need to prepare for global aging . Administration on Aging Update , 3 ( 6 ) [ On - line serial ] . Available FTP : Hostname : aoa.dhhs.gov Directory : update / default.htm Alderson , W. T. ...
For example , Sluyter ( 1998 ) offers the “ Performance Improvement Progress and Cultural Change Scale , " which evaluates change in values , leadership practices , and eight other dimensions , including a global rating .
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Administering Services to Older Adults
Leadership Theory and Practice
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