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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Each sector has distinguishing features offering different challenges , although service organizations share certain common characteristics . Every service organization has four elements : practitioners , clients , the organization ...
Share , whenever possible , the facilitator role with group members . Sources : Adapted from Doyle & Straus ( 1982 ) ; Gatewood , Taylor , & Ferrell ( 1995 ) . gossip serve no purpose . Such complaints and criticisms must be addressed ...
Two staff share the duties , hours , and compensation with each receiving related benefits . Ea is accountable for her portion of the job . 2. Job Pairing . Two equally qualified part - time staff share a single job ; each is ...
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Administering Services to Older Adults
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