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Multiple Roles Of A Rural Administrator, Roger A. Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann May 2004

Multiple Roles Of A Rural Administrator, Roger A. Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann

Faculty Scholarship

Basic administrative procedures are similar in rural and urban areas. Even so, rural human service administrators are often not prepared for the many roles they must assume in small and underfunded rural agencies. The roles may include personnel director, budget officer, accountant, fundraiser, supervisor, building and maintenance supervisor, volunteer coordinator, group developer, community organizer, public educator, policy analyst, and director of public relations and marketing.


Cost Measurement, Roger A. Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann Jan 1997

Cost Measurement, Roger A. Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann

Faculty Scholarship

This article, which originally appeared in the 1997 Supplement to the Encyclopedia of Social Work is an overview and introduction to cost concepts as they are used in social work and human services. A few important ideas and concepts that have come into the picture since the original publication have been added to this version.


The Social Work Scholar: An Integrated Approach To Computing In Social Work Education, Roger A. Lohmann Mar 1987

The Social Work Scholar: An Integrated Approach To Computing In Social Work Education, Roger A. Lohmann

Faculty Scholarship

This paper is a progress report of a set of personal professional development efforts by a faculty member at a school of social work in a state land-grant university. The common theme of this effort is applications of available computer technology to the ordinary faculty tasks of teaching, research and public service over a 15-year period.


Natural Language Processing And Computer Use In Social Work, Roger A. Lohmann, Jay Wolvovsky Feb 1979

Natural Language Processing And Computer Use In Social Work, Roger A. Lohmann, Jay Wolvovsky

Faculty Scholarship

Can computers do social work? Can social workers do computers? This article seeks to outline a text-oriented approach to answering these questions through an approach labeled Natural Language Processing.


The Politics Of Aging And Rural Social Services: An Exploratory Analysis, Roger A. Lohmann Aug 1978

The Politics Of Aging And Rural Social Services: An Exploratory Analysis, Roger A. Lohmann

Faculty Scholarship

The advent of federal funding for rural social services during the late 1960s and 1970s brought about changes in the political organization of rural America. A host of new organizational actors, like Area Agencies on Aging and various local aging agencies were created in rural communities across the country, in the wake of Baker v. Carr with its “one man/one vote” principle and funding through programs like the Economic Opportunity Act and the Older Americans Act. This article details a leadership succession model suggesting that local leadership of aging interests went through at least four distinct phases during this ...


The Measurement Of Personal Influence In Organization And Community, Roger A. Lohmann Jan 1978

The Measurement Of Personal Influence In Organization And Community, Roger A. Lohmann

Faculty Scholarship

Discussions of personal influence in organizations and communities are ordinarily abstract and theoretical.In this paper, a practical method for the measurement of influence in interactional terms. The approach combines the use of Likert scales, sociometry and a simplified version of block modeling using matrices. The approach is illustrated with a hypothetical human service agency with a staff of seven professionals.