Leadership and Management in Integrated Services

Author: Judy McKimm
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844455807
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Government drivers promote integrated health and social care services for children and adults yet the field is immensely complex, with the involvement of multiple agencies, professionals and other stakeholders. This book will help students and new practitioners make sense of this rapidly changing scene. It provides an overview and introduction to core leadership and management principles, the key management structures and organisations that comprise integrated services. It also considers some of the differences and dilemmas arising from the range of professions and organisations involved in delivering integrated services.

Critical Issues in Youth Work Management

Author: Jon Ord
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136588558
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst acknowledging the changing structures of integrated services and the impact of public service reform. Divided into three sections, it covers: Historical and theoretical context Critical practice issues, including leadership, policy constraints, planning and accountability Managing in different settings, for instance integrated services and the voluntary sector. Aimed at both youth work students studying for their professional qualification, as well as practicing managers, Critical Issues in Youth Work Management encourages critical thinking about what management in youth work is and what it can be. It includes reflective questions and further reading, and case studies are integrated throughout.

Integrated Management Systems

Author: Thomas H. Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471345954
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Based on a five-year research study, this book draws lessons from 13 organisations that have improved performance and sustained profitability after experiencing a dramatic turnaround. It offers processes and techniques that professionals can use to align operations and integrate processes.

The Fully Integrated Engineer

Author: Steven T. Cerri
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118854314
Format: PDF, Kindle
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College teaches you to be a good engineer. But it's likely that your college engineering courses didn't have time to teach you how to effectively contribute your ideas or how to transition to management or leadership. This book provides you with those missing tools. Identify patterns of behavior that don't serve you (or your organization) well and change them Create a plan of action that will allow for personal change that will impact your professional work Hone the ways that your technical work can be seen positively inside your organization Promote the talents and skills of the team players around you Become a flexible, supportive, and positive asset

Management An Integrated Approach

Author: Ranjay Gulati
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130588731X
Format: PDF, Docs
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As tomorrow's manager, you will be confronted with challenges and opportunities that are more dynamic and complex than ever before. MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH, by award-winning instructors and prominent Harvard business experts, teaches you how to think like a successful manager and effective leader. This second edition clearly demonstrates the interconnectivity between three facets of management: strategic positioning, organizational design, and individual leadership. You learn the importance of harnessing technological advances, managing and leading a dispersed and diverse workforce, anticipating and reacting to constant competitive and geopolitical change and uncertainty, competing on a global scale, and operating in a socially responsible and accountable manner. Clear concepts directly relate to how today's organizations operate, while self-reflection opportunities help you evaluate personal leadership abilities and skill-building practice equips you for leadership success. You master management principles from a tangible, integrated, and current perspective as you learn to visualize how strategy informs leadership and how leaders influence strategic positioning and, ultimately, manage performance. Let MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH, 2E prepare you for leadership success as this unique book answers the key question: How are leaders successfully managing competitive companies in the 21st Century? Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Integrative Advisory Services

Author: Amy Vetter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119422027
Format: PDF, ePub
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Stop crunching numbers and start truly serving your clients Integrative Advisory Services is the CPA, accounting professional and bookkeeper's guide to the future. As technology paves the way for increased self-reliance and DIY financial services, much of the traditional data entry tasks of accounting professionals and bookkeepers will be reduced. Yet, nothing can replace the human side of the client-advisor experience and the desire to improve your clients' businesses with financial information. Technology will continue marching on, so accounting professionals must adapt to the changing marketplace to thrive in this new paradigm. This book shows you how to provide the kind of value that technology cannot: human connection. Rather than simply reporting data, today's accounting professionals have an opportunity to take a much more active role in their clients' business by analyzing the story behind the numbers, understanding both operations and finance, and guiding the client toward the outcomes they need. Creating an ongoing relationship throughout the year allows you to be proactive rather than reactive, and help your client's business at a holistic level. Your business owner and CEO clients can get the numbers from the computer too—but, they come to you for personalized advice, explanations, and guidance based on their unique situation and financial needs. This book shows you how to take on more of an advisory role and become a critical component of your client's success. Spend less time crunching numbers and more time advising clients Become an integral part of the client's decision-making process Provide real value by clearly communicating financial data analysis Become the strategic partner your client cannot do without Cloud technology, machine learning, and artificial intelligence are not the death knell for financial advisors; in fact, they're the opposite—they do the number crunching for you, leaving you more time to provide the personal guidance that no computer could. As the financial advisory industry evolves, Integrative Advisory Services is your real-world guide to adapting and thriving.

Creating Integrated IBM WebSphere Solutions using Application Lifecycle Management

Author: Emrah Barkana
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 0738440280
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This IBM® Redbooks® publication demonstrates, through a practical solution and step-by-step implementation instructions, how customers can use the IBM Rational® Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) portfolio to build and manage an integrated IBM WebSphere® Application. Building a business application (mobile and desktop) that uses WebSphere Application Server, IBM MQ, IBM Integration Bus (IIB), Business Process Management (BPM), Operational Decision Management (ODM), and Mobile. IBM RedpaperTM publication, Rapid deployment of integrated WebSphere solutions in your cloud, REDP-5132, is an extension to this IBM Redbooks publication. Using the same practical solution covered in this Redbooks publication, REDP-5132 demonstrates how the IBM PureApplication® System is a "logical extension" versus a "whole new world", covering PureApplication Patterns and the new PureApplication as a service on Softlayer. The intended audience for this book is architects, developers, administrators, and DevOps personnel.