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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These activities can be on a continuum of responsibility from being consolidated in a separate human resources department to being extensively shared with administrators throughout the organization . Human resource functions have ...
Human resources functions became viewed as useful for increasing productivity ( Caudron & Laabs , 1997 ; Ulrich , 1998 ) . The growth of human resources functions has moved far beyond the role of finding and securing employees with ...
In addition to the federal influences , most states have laws that also affect human resources decisions . These state and federal laws , along with organizational administrative decisions , become translated into organizational policy ...
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