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The Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success (4th Edition) Paperback – May 9 2002

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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 4 edition (May 9 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0205341985
  • ISBN-13: 978-0205341986
  • Product Dimensions: 17.6 x 1.7 x 23 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 490 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,614,601 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This new emphasis on the ubiquity of ‘management’ at all levels of social work practice…gives this text the widest possible applicability to the current and future social work profession, and to those who teach at all levels and concentrations of social work education, both in the academy and in fields of practice.” 

Nancy W. Veeder, Boston College

--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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The fourth edition of The Social Worker as Manager combines presentation of theory and techniques along with practical advice that will help readers become successful managers. This book was written for readers who wish to understand the role of manager within human service agencies and who seek practical advice on how to perform effectively in such roles. It discusses those functions and tasks that managers at all levels-from supervisors to executive directors-perform to ensure the attainment of organizational goals. This edition is easy to read, conversational, and contains many new and revised examples, topics, and practical applications throughout. For anyone interested in social work administration, social work management, and administrative supervision.

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Needed for class, will keep it for reference April 6 2013
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I needed the book for class; found myself reading it and using it as a reference for other classes as well. It was a well-written text book. I purchased an e-version using it with Kindle on my IPad. Of all the different ereaders I used this semester (purchased all ebooks) Kindle was the most efficient. No delays or problems using highlighting or search functions. Overall a good experience.
excellent condition of book Jan. 16 2014
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very helpful and resourceful. i highly recommend this book.Easy to understand and light to read.
excellent information for social workers.
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Came very quickly and matched the description
Four Stars Aug. 20 2014
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Great educational material!
Decent Book For Class Oct. 3 2014
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Worked for class :)