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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Administrators must guard against abusing the power of the position to their own advantage or to take advantage of others ( Congress , 1997 ) . This can be accomplished in part by collaboration with others , appropriate use of groups ...
New job applicants for a position may apply to human resources , which conducts a preliminary screening to determine if they meet the prescribed job criteria . Those who successfully emerge from the screening are referred to the ...
position . Second , obtaining information from wage and salary surveys of organizations in the same labor market is a ... Perhaps the most difficult aspect to deal with is the availability of financial resources for positions in the ...
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