3 edition of Management in the social services-the team leader"s task found in the catalog.
Management in the social services-the team leader"s task
by University College of North Wales, Department of Social Theory and Institutions, Distributed by the British Association of Social Workers in Bangor, [Birmingham
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Rolf Olsen.|
|Series||Occasional papers - University College of North Wales, Bangor, Dept. of Social Theory and Institutions ; no. 1|
|Contributions||Olsen, Rolf, ed.|
|LC Classifications||HV244 .M35|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii-xiv, 101 p. :|
|Number of Pages||101|
|LC Control Number||75305737|
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Whilst there are some skills that you will need to develop in order to be an effective leader, your role, your team, and the task will all affect which of these skills you use.
Before getting down to answering the question of why people would choose to follow your lead, you will need to understand the different styles of leadership available and the different types of team that are found in the workplace.
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This follows the belief that one strong motivation for workFile Size: KB. Todd Rofuth has been Chairperson of the Social Work Department for 18 years, a professor at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) for 28 years and was the former Director of the Urban Studies Program for ten years.
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Effective leadership seeks to align the needs of the individuals with the aims of the organization. The leader should serve the members of the team.tion and leadership to the social work field, using practica l illustrations.
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