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Managing Children's Homes: Developing Effective Leadership in Small Organisations
 

Managing Children's Homes: Developing Effective Leadership in Small Organisations (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Byford, Sarah
By Gibbs, Ian
By Hicks, Leslie
By Weatherly, Helen

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Managing Children's Homes focuses on leadership, the role of managers, how resources are used in children's homes, and how this impacts on outcomes for children in care.The authors document the variation in success across different children's homes achieve and assess the influenc...e of leadership and management style, the environment in which they work, the impact of staff support, and role of a clear management philosophy. They explore the qualities and strategies that make effective home managers and how success relates to the provision of resources.Based on innovative, DfES-funded, interdisciplinary research, this book will be essential reading for staff, managers and working in children's care homes and directors of social services responsible for allocating resources. It will also be of interest to students, policy-makers and researchers of social policy and social work.Resources for social care for children are scarce, and it is essential that they are used efficiently and to best effect. This important series draws on an extensive government-funded initiative into the costs and effects of services for children in difficulty. Titles in the series are essential reading for practitioners, policy makers and academics working in social care for children.
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ISBN 9781843105428
Released NZ 15 Nov 2007
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Series Costs & Effectiveness of Services Children in Need
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In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays

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ISBN-13 9781843105428
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Released 15 Nov 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Byford, Sarah
By Gibbs, Ian
By Hicks, Leslie
By Weatherly, Helen
Series Costs & Effectiveness of Services Children in Need
Category Child Welfare
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 228mm
Spine: 12mm
Dewey Code 362.732
Weight 360g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Leadership, Children - Institutional care - Great Britain, Social work administration - Great Britain, Group homes for children - Great Britain - Management, Social work administration
NBS Text Social Issues, Services & Welfare
ONIX Text General/trade

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