AHS 6610 WILMU Relationships in Managing a Human Service Program Discussion


This week we will look at the importance of relationships in managing a human service program. Specifically, we will discuss various aspects of networking and engaging with other stakeholders, as well as an administrator’s role in working with elected officials.

This week’s Discussion Post:

In addition to your text readings for this week, review the articles in the Week (Links to an external site.)7 (Links to an external site.) tab (Links to an external site.) of the Library course guide’s resources section.

Then, consider your experience with legislative advocacy. If you have no experience, what fears do you have about engaging in advocacy? If you do have experience, what advice would you share with someone who is new to legislative advocacy?

Textbook readings:

  • Chapters 7 & 8 of Good to Great
  • Chapter 8 in The Nonprofit Chief Executive’s Ten Basic Responsibilities
  • Cases 3.6, 3.7, 3.8 & 3.9 in Managing the Challenges in Human Service Organizations.

Please review the supplemental readings in the AHS6610 LibGuide (Links to an external site.):

Text book access: https://wilmu.redshelf.com/library/