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Author Geoghegan, Luke.

Title ICT for social welfare : a toolkit for managers / Luke Geoghegan and Jason Lever ; with Ian McGimpsey.

Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-178) and index.
Contents ICT FOR SOCIAL WELFARE; Contents; List of boxes and figures; Introduction; 1. ICT: people and society; 2. ICT and social welfare practice; 3. Putting the I and the C back into ICT; 4. Modelling information flows and needs: improving service quality; 5. Modelling information flows and needs: improving organisational effectiveness; 6. People, organisations and ICT; 7. Information exclusion and the digital divide; 8. Where next? Social welfare practice and e-government; 9. Where next? Social welfare practice and emerging technology; Thinklist; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Summary This book analyses the current context and use of ICT in the public and voluntary sectors and builds on this to provide practical guidance for managers and staff. Assuming no technical knowledge, the book provides the ideas, tools and resources to think critically and creatively about current ICT practice and to implement positive change at individual, team and organisational level.
Other author Lever, Jason.
McGimpsey, Ian.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Social service -- Information resources management.
Social service -- Data processing.
Communication in human services.
Communication in social work.
Social work administration -- Data processing.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781847425904 (electronic bk.)
1847425909 (electronic bk.)
1861345054 (pbk.)