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Organization Practice A Guide to Understanding Human Service Organizations

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ISBN-10: 0470252855

ISBN-13: 9780470252857

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Mary Katherine O'Connor, F. Ellen Netting, Mary Katherine O#8242;Connor, O'connor

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Human service organizations are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that their programs work. Organization Practice, Second Edition helps students and professionals in human services and nonprofit management understand complex behaviors in organizations. This new edition provides a new, practical model for understanding cultural identities within organizations. Also, it is significantly revised to include numerous real-world cases, critical thinking questions, empirical support, and engaging exercises. Social workers, as well as public health and nonprofit administrators will benefit from the insights in this book.
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Book details

List price: $81.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.20" wide x 9.00" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Orientation and Overview
Human Service Practice in a Diverse Organizational Landscape
Frameworks for the Organization Practitioner
Structure and Control
Traditional Organizations
Practice in Traditional Organizations
Consciousness Raising for Change
Social Change Organizations
Practice in Social Change Organizations
Connection and Collaboration
Serendipitous Organizations
Practice in Serendipitous Organizations
Individual Empowerment
Entrepreneurial Organizations
Practice in Entrepreneurial Organizations
Multiparadigmatic Practice
Organization Assessment
Author Index
Subject Index