All tagged Social Service Management
This talk not only presents initial findings of the qualitative-empirical social research process accompanying the crowdfunding course, but also leads a discussion and reflection of sustainable frameworks for good teaching practices, management didactics in higher education and the achievement of teaching and learning goals of service learning at the level of the learner, study program and university (micro, meso and macro levels).
Leadership is a dazzling term and theoretically and practically not so easy to pin down. Anyone who deals with leadership from a scientific point of view has to reflect on three discourses and their contradictions: the scientific discourse, the discourse of practice and the socio-cultural discourse.
The aim of this paper is to outline the core ideas of the Adaptive Leadership model and to focus on how HSOs can adapt to changing environments in society and evolve into engaging, dynamic, and mobilising institutions. Furthermore, this paper will discuss what competencies leaders in such institutions need to possess to successfully lead changes.
The edited volume approaches the phenomenon of leadership in organizations at different levels and identifies various discursive strands that have emerged during the 6th Congress «Leadership in Social and Healthcare Organizations: New Thinking and Organizational Models» of the International Association for Social Economy / Social Management (INAS) in March 2018.
A budget represents a plan of current and expected incomes and expenses, costs and services, ordered by operating units and dates, and is usually monitored by the management on a regular basis. This article describes how Human Service Organizations use different budgeting techniques and, furthermore, shows which aspects have to be considered in the implementation of budgets in such organizations.
Corporate accounting serves as a systematic collection, administration, and evaluation of quantifiable (monetary and non-monetary) data and information with the aim of planning, reporting, and controlling the profitability of an organization. This essay describes the fundamentals of financial accounting and their practice in Human Service Organizations.
Performance-oriented compensation (also referred to as “pay(-ment)”) is a direct or indirect remuneration or variable salary component paid to employees depending on their performance and capacity (“pay per performance”). Additional to other incentive systems or schemes, performance-oriented pay is primarily designed to increase the motivation and performance of professionals and managers, and thus also the productivity and effectiveness of the whole organisation.
Xenophon who is referred to as one of the major sources of Socrates’ life and works presents in his Oeconomicus an investigation into the genre of household management and agriculture. The Oeconomicus is often treated as one of the earliest sources of economics.
This workbook aims at helping diaconal organisations to develop their own diaconal profile. The book is premised on the idea that the development of a diaconal profile is a process that takes place in a mutual dialogue.