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Organisational management for community practice

Hugh Butcher

in Managing community practice

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9781861343567
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302766 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0005
Organisational management for community practice

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This chapter sets out a framework for studying community practice based on the ‘5Ps’: purposes, policies, programmes, processes and practices. It then explores the nature of the roles of managing and organising, focusing particularly on those aspects that are distinctive for community practice. It draws on relevant concepts and theory in order to present a working systems model that comprises the following subsystems: organisational culture, organisational systems, management roles and standard operating procedures.

Keywords: community practice; management roles; organisational culture; organisational systems; standard operating procedures

Chapter.  8919 words.  Illustrated.

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