Leadership and management appointments are often made on the basis of an exemplary performance record in a non-managerial role with the implicit assumption that this standard will be transferred into the new role. However, the role of manager and leader in social care is very challenging and some managers struggle to acquire the level of performance they had achieved in their previous role. This book will introduce the values and principles that underpin good leadership and management practice to anyone working in social work and social care services.However, asa wayof seeing organisations andin particular, understanding how people, systems andtechnology might work and fittogether, thistheoretical perspective can inform social work ... Contingency theoryisthe final management school we will consider. ... Social work managers today often complain that they do not.
|Title||:||Proactive Management in Social Work Practice|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2009-05-27|