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Differences Between Managing a Human Services Program or Business

What skills do you need to develop to manage a human service program explain why. How do you prioritize these skills?

What do you perceive as the main differences between managing a human services organization and managing a business? Are the same skills, attitudes, and body of knowledge appropriate for each? If so, why are they appropriate? If not, why not?

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As a psychotherapist who has experience managing both organizations, I believe there is a big difference between managing a human services program vs. a business. The same skills are NOT appropriate for each (but they should be!).

The KEY difference: Human services agencies must focus more on the quality of services provided to their customers (clients). Managing a human services agency requires a very humanistic approach (see Carl Rogers), meaning, unconditional ...

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