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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Hospices, Communities, and Care

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public and Nonprofit Management. 8011 words.

In any discussion about culture, image, and identity in an organizational setting it is important to understand something of the wider social, political, and historical context. This...

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Global Community Practice for the Global Agenda

Manohar Pawar and Marie Weil.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 9200 words.

This article presents an integrated perspective and framework for global practice towards achieving the Global Agenda. First, it presents the origin and current understanding of the Global...

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Canada in a Global System of Higher Education

Brent Epperson, Britta Baron and Carl G. Amrhein.

in The Oxford Handbook of Higher Education Systems and University Management

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 5683 words.

In the last decade, many leading universities throughout the world have modified their mission and vision statements to emphasize community service and broader societal aspirations....

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Four Poles of the Good Society

James ƠToole.

in The Executive's Compass

August 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 20646 words.

This chapter provides a more detailed explanation of the four “great themes of political argument”, being Liberty, Equality, Efficiency, and Community. Liberty describes actions in these...

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Democracy: Wellspring of the Good Society

James ƠToole.

in The Executive's Compass

August 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 7891 words.

This chapter discusses the trade-offs necessary between the four ideas discussed in the previous chapters: liberty, equality, efficiency, and community. Of particular importance are the...

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Save our Hospital!

Christopher Pollitt.

in New Perspectives on Public Services

January 2012; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 7285 words.

This chapter examines the Total Place Programme applied to hospitals. It discusses the key factors that lead to hospital reconfiguration; general trends in Europe and in the US; patterns of...

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Addressing Undernutrition in India

Devi Sridhar.

in Paradoxes of Modernization

June 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 7512 words.

The estimated number of undernourished people around the world has increased to nearly 923 million and is projected to rise with increasing food prices. A large majority of those affected...

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Mediating Problem Choice

Liudvika Leišytė, Jürgen Enders and Harry de Boer.

in Reconfiguring Knowledge Production

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 10132 words.

New governance approaches are at the forefront of discussions of public sector reforms, including where they involve academic research where a novel type of institutional environment has...

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Why We Disagree

James ƠToole.

in The Executive's Compass

August 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 3973 words.

This chapter opens with the problem of how, with the advent of modern democracy, no executive decision ever satisfies everyone. It also discusses the concept of the good society as one that...

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Et in Arcadia Ego

Jeanette Hofmann.

in Paradoxes of Modernization

June 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 8195 words.

Cybercrime is one of the many unforeseen consequences enabled by the unprecedented extent of freedom the internet offers, shaped by the stress of both the internet developers and the...

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Strategic Planning

John A. Yankey and Vera Vogelsang-Coombs.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice. 3132 words.

Strategic planning is a key management process in nonprofit organizations and a collaborative methodology for addressing complex community needs. This entry presents an overview of...

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Disaster Preparedness for Organizations

Becky S. Corbett.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Policy and Advocacy. 4283 words.

Social workers are well trained to respond to natural and man-made disasters. They use their strengths-based perspective to assist individuals, families, organizations, and communities...

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Academic Publishing

Samantha J. Rayner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Publishing

April 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; Public and Nonprofit Management. 6800 words.

This chapter on academic publishing covers the origins of the field; the impact of the two major drivers of change—the printing press and the Internet—on the spread of knowledge; Open...

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Introducing the Study

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public and Nonprofit Management. 4601 words.

The chapter explains how the main aim of this book is to examine the culture of a ‘compassionate organization’—an English hospice—through the eyes of its members. The investigation is...

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Images of the Hospice

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public and Nonprofit Management. 8467 words.

This chapter looks ‘outside’ the Hospice at issues of the organization’s image. The authors talked to staff, volunteers, and members of the general public, as well as to a number of key...

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Leading in Higher Education

Maurits van Rooijen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Higher Education Systems and University Management

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Business Strategy. 6522 words.

This chapter considers the higher education leader’s perspective in conjunction with the following themes: (1) the leader as a change agent, responding to mega trends (globalization,...

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Macro Practice Competencies

Dorothy N. Gamble and Tracy M. Soska.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9915 words.

“Macro practice” is identified as social work with communities, organizations, and inter- and intra-organizational groups engaged in progressive maintenance or change strategies. Social...

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Dissemination and Implementation Research

Enola Proctor.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 12017 words.

Implementation research seeks to inform how to deliver evidence-based interventions, programs, and policies in real-world settings so their benefits can be realized and sustained. The...

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Vocational Services

Lauren B. Gates.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy. 1863 words.

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) services, provided through a jointly funded state–federal rehabilitation system and available in each state, help people with disabilities prepare for,...

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Technology: Technology in Macro Practice

John G. McNutt.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 2023 words.

Information technology has had a profound effect on social work practice with larger systems. These tools improve traditional practice and allow new forms of practice. This entry reviews...

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