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The habits of highly effective community development practitioners

  • Michael Weyers
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    This paper is the result of a study aimed at answering the question: 'What makes effective community development practitioners effective?' In it, all the articles published over a 10-year period in the Community Development Journal, International Social Work, Journal of Community Practice and Social Work (South Africa) were subjected to a secondary analysis. This made it possible to identify eight 'habits of effectiveness'. This set of habits can form a credo to guide a practitioner's service delivery. It also provides a list of criteria to help identify ineffective habits and confirm effective ones.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Development Southern Africa.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 87-98

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