Social Justice and the Ethics of Organizational Change from Below (Chapter 4 in Empowering Workers and Clients for Organizational Change).
Cohen, Marcia B. Hyde, Cheryl A. Seabury, Brett A.
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This chapter addresses the ethical principles underlying organizational change practice, particularly where change agents are social workers in low-power positions. The ethics of micro and macro social work practice are delineated, and basic strategies, tactics, and counter-tactics of organizational change from below are described. Discussion questions are included. 2 figures and 30 references.
organizational change; EMPOWERMENT; client engagement; social workers; professional training; professional training materials; service delivery; cultural factors; ethics; advocacy