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Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book describes what happens to human service delivery programs under the impact of unrelenting stress and multiple losses. Never perfect places of safety in the first place, many ... More


The Role of Organizational Processes in Dissemination and Implementation Research

Gregory A. Aarons, Jonathan D. Horowitz, Lauren R. Dlugosz, and Mark G. Ehrhart

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Drawing from the business, management, and organizational literatures, this chapter considers several of the more common and well-researched organizational constructs and processes that may impact ... More


Building the Capacity of Small Community-Based Organizations to Better Serve Youth

Robin Lin Miller, Shannon K. E. Kobes, and Jason C. Forney

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Community-based organizations (CBOs) are a principal means by which members of American society seek to improve human wellbeing and advocate on behalf of those whose needs are not well met by other ... More


Bringing Social Movement Theory to Healthcare Practice in the English National Health Service *

Paul Bate and Glenn Robert

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter translates social movement theory into an organizational change intervention designed to improve patient services. The paper describes how the authors' team from University College ... More


Markets, Managers, and Messages: Managing Information Systems in Financial Services

David Knights and Fergus Murray

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter locates the organizational development of information technology within a problematic of power and identity and the formulation of strategy. It explores the issue of expertise and the ... More


Organizational and health system change through participatory research

Katharina Heimerl and Klaus Wegleitner

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Modern societies have created organisations to deal with the challenges they are confronted with. Frail and vulnerable individuals, as in palliative care, need and deserve dignified and respectful ... More


Individual and organisational development for community practice: an experiential learning approach

Jim Robertson Hugh Butcher

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter pursues in more detail the types of staff and organisational development that can best enable community practice to flourish. It articulates an experiential learning approach, based on ... More


Deliberation’s Contribution to Community Capacity Building

Bo Kinney

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines deliberation's relationship to community capacity building. It uses a framework developed by Chaskin, Brown, Venkatesh, and Vidal, which defines four key characteristics of ... More


Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Danny Burns

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Systemic action research works with real social and organisational issues to uncover their complex dynamics, often revealing unexpected opportunities. This book shows how this process can be ... More


Metaphysical Speculation in Organizational Theorizing: On the Lost Specification of ‘Change’

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø

in For Formal Organization: The Past in the Present and Future of Organization Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198705123
eISBN:
9780191774225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705123.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter addresses one of the most pervasive symptoms of the metaphysical stance: the continuous reference to ‘change’ as an indisputable ontological premise. On the one hand, change is ... More


Participatory action research: using experience-based co-design to improve the quality of healthcare services

Glenn Robert

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Experienced-based Co-design (EBCD) is a form of participatory action research that specifically seeks to improve patient experiences, and therefore the broader quality, of healthcare services. Since ... More


Prologue—Clare's Hands

in Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This prologue presents the story of Clare Washington, a fifty-year-old engineering manager for an innovative computer company. Born after World War II, she trained to be an English teacher, largely ... More


Epilogue

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter considers developments to 2005. It sets out to assess whether the conclusions reached with regard to Hadassah as an organization remain valid. This question is addressed by ... More


Aligning the Advocates, Traditionalists, and Questioners: Seventy Months of Reinventing Performance Management at Deloitte

Jeffrey W. Orlando

in Performance Management Transformation: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190942878
eISBN:
9780190942908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942878.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores Deloitte’s journey to transform performance management (PM). This effort—spanning 70 months of testing, piloting, and deployment—has resulted in a lean, rapid, and ... More


Nonprofit Support: Can You Profit from Working with Nonprofits?

Marc Goldstein and John Daviau

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter is written by two independent consultants who work with nonprofit groups. The authors discuss how they moved into this field following extensive work in other organizations. They also ... More


Human Performance Optimization: Synthesis and Integration

Michael D. Matthews and David M. Schnyer (eds)

in Human Performance Optimization: The Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabilities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190455132
eISBN:
9780190455156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455132.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter summarizes and integrates the various approaches to optimizing human performance addressed in this book. Strategies for performance enhancement are evaluated across the three main ... More


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