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Contexts/Settings: Corporate Settings

David Stoesz.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Work Practice Settings. 1494 words.

Human service corporations provide opportunities that social workers are just beginning to recognize. Although the commercial provision of services has negative features, expansion of the...

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Leadership and Leadership Development

James Woolever and Jim Kelly.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8073 words.

The study of leadership has a long history in disciplines outside of social work. Theorists have struggled with a myriad of definitions of leadership, as well as trait, behavioral, and...

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Leadership, Foundations of

Darlyne Bailey, Katrina M. Uhly and Jessica Schaffner Wilen.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 4634 words.

The concept of leadership has evolved from focusing on innate abilities, to learned skills, to recognition that leadership is composed of both skills and abilities. Recently, theorists and...

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Social Planning

Jon Simon Sager.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy. 3492 words.

Social planning emphasizes the application of rational problem-solving techniques and data-driven approaches to identify, determine, and help coordinate services for target populations....

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