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Title Managing children's homes [electronic resource] : developing effective leadership in small organizations / Leslie Hicks ... [et al.].

Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 224 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Managing children's homes : introduction and background -- Who lives and works in children's homes? -- Creating, maintaining, and influencing a staff team -- Shaping and maintaining the role of manager within the context of the wider organisation -- Shaping and maintaining work in relation to the needs of young people -- What does leadership look like in children's homes? -- What resources are used, how much do these cost, and how are costs linked to outcomes? -- What makes a difference to outcomes for young people? -- What influences the way children's homes are managed? -- Conclusions and implications -- Appendix: Some sample models.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Group homes for children -- Great Britain -- Management.
Children -- Institutional care -- Great Britain.
Social work administration -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hicks, Leslie.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781843105428 (alk. paper)
9781846427367 (pdf eBook)

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