In the preparation to my Social Policy lecture in our study program Social Pedagogy and Management which dealt with the fundamentals and principles of the welfare state, I read with great interest the book titled...

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This is a two-part introduction to the importance of leadership in social service institutions. In today's episode, we will first explore how power and gender affect leadership and why supervision is an integral part of almost all social service organisation.

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In todays episode, we will first explore what leadership is and what approaches have been discussed in classical management literature. We will start today with the question of what leadership is and how the relationship between leaders and followers can be influenced.

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The number of business start-ups in Germany – measured in terms of business registrations, and thus also the number of entrepreneurs – has fallen steadily in absolute terms over the last decade. But the picture is completely different in the social and health care sector, where social enterprise start-ups are booming.

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