Inclusive leadership in social work and social care

Hafford-Letchfield, Trish ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0105-0678, Lambley, Sharon, Spolander, Gary and Cocker, Christine (2014) Inclusive leadership in social work and social care. The Policy Press, Bristol. ISBN 9781447300250

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Abstract

Social work and social care continue to face an unprecedented period of challenge and uncertainty, requiring the development of leadership capabilities at every level of the workforce as well as in the community. This critical and reflexive book looks closely at the pivotal but demanding role that leadership and management play in promoting social work and social care. It focuses particularly on the value that is potentially created when the human relationships between people delivering and people using public services are effective, and the conditions are present to nourish confidence, inspire self-esteem, unlock potential and erode inequality. Aimed at new, aspiring and experienced managers, and senior practitioners, it draws on a range of disciplines not typically found in social work and social care and encourages readers to broaden their examination of leadership in areas such as the design of organisations, the role of service users in leadership practice and the phenomena of dignity within the context of organisational culture and dignity.

Item Type: Book
Keywords (uncontrolled): Leadership, management, social work, social care, inclusive leadership, service user leadership
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Mental Health, Social Work and Interprofessional Learning
Item ID: 13917
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Depositing User: Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2014 10:57
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019 16:21
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/13917

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