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The Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success (6th Edition)

The Social Worker as Manager: A Practical Guide to Success (6th Edition)
Author: Robert W. Weinbach - Lynne M. Taylor
ISBN 13: 9780205792771
ISBN 10: 205792774
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-09-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $127.20

The fifth edition of The Social Worker as Manager combines presentation of management theory and practical advice. It is designed to help social workers to successfully perform the tasks of management at any level.

This text was written for both students and those practitioners who find themselves with increased management responsibilities. It describes those functions and tasks that all managers perform while emphasizing how they are shaped by the uniqueness of human service organizations. This edition is easy to read, conversational, and contains many new and revised examples, topics, and practical applications.


A reader-friendly text for a one-term course in management for either bachelor's degree or master's degree students. Contains sections on management in perspective, functions of management, and preparing for management in the human services. Useful for students who will never take another course in management as well as for those who will go on to advanced study of administration and management, and for social work practitioners with management responsibilities. This third edition is reorganized and contains all new cases. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.