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Published: 01 September 2016

376 Pages


ISBN: 9780190303235

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Working with Human Service Organisations

Second Edition

Fiona Gardner

  • It focuses on applying theoretical concepts to practice and there is a strong emphasis on critical reflection. Part structure has been removed to integrate theory and practice in all chapters.
  • More content on key topics: Interdisciplinary practice; Leadership and accountability; Organisational conflict; Decision-making and risk; accountability; ethical practice.
  • Content that focuses specifically on the logistics of being in an organisation and the practical tasks that get carried out in organisations i.e. report writing, organisational reviews to improve the service of the organisation, etc., have been added.
  • The pitch of the book is accessible and there is enough depth for upper level students.
  • The case scenarios and stop and think are useful and provide a tangible example of the concepts in the text. They are quick and easy to read.
  • Better navigation/signposting through chapter objectives.
  • References have all been updated.

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