The Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Community Engagement and Outreach

Author:   Joseph A. Allen (University of Nebraska, Omaha) ,  Roni Reiter-Palmon (University of Nebraska, Omaha)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781108417464


Pages:   454
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Format:   Hardback
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This is an ideal reference for those looking to understand, study, and practice community engagement and outreach. It discusses the different ways individuals - including faculty, administrators, and management in organizations - engage in their communities. It supplies case studies, best practices, and theoretical approaches to the study of community engagement. Scholars active in this field can use this book as an integration of the current knowledge concerning community engagement and as an inspiration for future research agendas. Whilst directing how to implement effective community engagement practices, the book also facilitates the application of organizational theory to community engagement. It will appeal to academics who are interested in the theoretical background of community engagement.

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Author:   Joseph A. Allen (University of Nebraska, Omaha) ,  Roni Reiter-Palmon (University of Nebraska, Omaha)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 18.30cm , Height: 2.70cm , Length: 26.00cm
Weight:   0.950kg
ISBN:  

9781108417464


ISBN 10:   1108417469
Pages:   454
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: Organizational Community Engagement Over Time: 1. The Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Community Engagement and Outreach: introduction, statement of need, and overview of the volume Joseph A. Allen, Roni Reiter-Palmon and Kelly A. Prange; 2. Sustaining community engagement in times of leadership transitions Diann Olszowy Jones and Lorilee R. Sandmann; Part II. University-Community Partnerships: 3. Volunteer program assessment: a university-community partnership Sheridan B. Trent, Kelly A. Prange and Joseph A. Allen; 4. Introducing engaged civic learning: an emerging approach to university-community partnerships Rasheda L. Weaver; 5. Service-learning partnerships in secondary education Rachael Ann Arens; 6. Integrating foreigners into local communities for mutual benefit: chances, challenges, and best practice Fabian Klauke, Annika L. Meinecke, Lena C. Muller-Frommeyer and Simone Kauffeld; 7. A case study on community and identity in a study abroad program Lisa Slattery Walker and Scott T. Fitzgerald; Part III. Disciplinary Outreach: 8. Faculty and students consulting in the community: the Center for Applied Psychological Services Joseph Mroz, Michael Yoerger, Joe Allen and Roni Reiter-Palmon; 9. Discipline specific outreach: client projects through graduate classes and university-based consulting centers Michael B. Hein and Richard G. Moffett, III; 10. Driving workforce readiness: the case for community-based HR initiatives Joseph Jones, Rachael Johnson-Murray, Valerie Streets, Alexander Alonso and Shonna Waters; 11. University educators and disciplinary specialists working together to enhance community outreach and deepen K12 teacher content knowledge Angie Hodge, Cindy York and Janice Rech; Part IV. Interdisciplinary Outreach: 12. The Organizational Science Summer Institute: community outreach to diversify the graduate education pipeline Sabrina L. Speights, Oscar J. Stewart, Enrica N. Ruggs, Steven Rogelberg, Doug Reynold and Shawn Long; 13. Periclean scholars: an interdisciplinary model of civic engagement on college campuses Alexandra M. Dunn, Thomas Arcaro and April Post; 14. University, school district, and service learning community partnerships that work Julie Dierberger, Orentheian Everett, ReNae Kehrberg and Jenna Greene; Part V. Community Leadership: 15. Leading social innovation and community engagement: strategies for picking the right actions Michael D. Mumford, Robert Martin, Samantha Elliott and E. Michelle Todd; 16. Community-based partnership for capacity building: stakeholder engagement through governance and leadership Chelsea R. Willness; 17. 'Make the world a better place': local leadership as a vehicle for personal and community development Dian van Huijstee and Richard Ronay; Part VI. Putting It All Together: 18. Assessing and classifying the institutionalization of community engagement Mathew Johnson and John Saltmarsh; 19. Fostering an integrated culture of community engagement Keristiena S. Dodge, Anthony Starke, Deborah Smith-Howell and Sara Woods; 20. After institutionalization: enacting university-community engagement as a process of change Deborah Romero, Annie Epperson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Christine Marston; 21. Building a university climate to support community-engaged research Valerie Holton, Jennifer Early, Meghan Gough and Tracey Gendron; 22. Putting it all together: an interview with Barbara Holland and final thoughts Joseph A. Allen, Roni Reiter-Palmon, Kelly A. Prange and Barbara A. Holland.

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Advance praise: 'This Handbook is a must read for students, faculty, community members and other key stakeholders. It presents best practices and examples of university-community partnerships and the importance of community engaged research. Outreach and community engagement efforts are where universities should be investing their time if social change is to take place.' Rhonda K. Lewis, Wichita State University Advance praise: 'This is an outstanding compendium of knowledge and best practices for faculty, administrators, and managers in organizations who want to have impact on their communities through partnership and collaboration. Interdisciplinary in scope and broad in perspective, this is an inspiring read that offers key insights and suggestions for making the most of community and engagement and outreach. It is a must-have resource for everyone who wants to make a difference in their community.' Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida


Advance praise: 'This Handbook is a must read for students, faculty, community members and other key stakeholders. It presents best practices and examples of university-community partnerships and the importance of community engaged research. Outreach and community engagement efforts are where universities should be investing their time if social change is to take place.' Rhonda K. Lewis, Wichita State University Advance praise: 'This is an outstanding compendium of knowledge and best practices for faculty, administrators, and managers in organizations who want to have impact on their communities through partnership and collaboration. Interdisciplinary in scope and broad in perspective, this is an inspiring read that offers key insights and suggestions for making the most of community and engagement and outreach. It is a must-have resource for everyone who wants to make a difference in their community.' Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida 'This Handbook is a must read for students, faculty, community members and other key stakeholders. It presents best practices and examples of university-community partnerships and the importance of community engaged research. Outreach and community engagement efforts are where universities should be investing their time if social change is to take place.' Rhonda K. Lewis, Wichita State University 'This is an outstanding compendium of knowledge and best practices for faculty, administrators, and managers in organizations who want to have impact on their communities through partnership and collaboration. Interdisciplinary in scope and broad in perspective, this is an inspiring read that offers key insights and suggestions for making the most of community and engagement and outreach. It is a must-have resource for everyone who wants to make a difference in their community.' Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida


Author Information

Joseph A. Allen, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology at the University of Nebraska, Omaha (UNO). His research focuses on three major areas of inquiry including the study of workplace meetings, organizational community engagement, and emotional labor in various service related contexts. He directs the Center for Applied Psychological Services as well as the Volunteer Program Assessment at the University of Nebraska, Omaha (VPA-UNO). Roni Reiter-Palmon is the Varner Professor of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology and the Director of the I/O Psychology Graduate Program at University of Nebraska, Omaha (UNO). She also directs the Center for Collaboration Science. Her research focuses on innovation in the workplace, and the development and assessment of creativity, teamwork, and leadership skills. She has received UNO's College of Arts and Science Excellence in Research Award and the UNO Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity.

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