Developing Human Service Partnerships

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DevelopingHuman Service Partnerships


DevelopingHuman Service Partnerships

Inthe modern business world, the partnership has become one of the keymeasures being undertaken by organizations in order to increase theirperformance as well as maximize utilization of resources available. Apartnership is referred as an organization whereby two or more peoplecome together and have a common base such as common businessundertaking. In every partnership, there is the work of human serviceadministrator. Different factors such as effective communicationbetween parties, common goals, and objective fuels a successfulpartnership between organizations (Bévort &amp Poulfelt, 2015).More so, failure to have a common objective in a partnership is afactor that contributes to failed partnerships between organizations.This paper focuses on partnership in human services.

Developmentof partnerships in human services comes with a host of merits. One ofthe key benefits is that, human services, partnerships help in thebuilding of the human services ecosystem, hence bringing together aswell as sharing the resources. This makes it affordable fororganizations. In addition, it promotes health and human servicesintegration, as well as creating a healthy, socially acceptable humanservice in the community or between organizations (Chamberlin, 2015).

Inan organization, a human service administrator plays different roles.The administrator conducts analysis and research on the type andavenues of human services partnership. They actively engage inidentifying the type of partnership needed as well as to identify thecorrect parties to establish partnerships with (Chamberlin, 2015).They also coordinate and implement the partnership procedures. Moreso, they represent their organization id defining the terms ofpartnership to ensure the partnership achieved is the desired one.Finally, the administrator managed and communicates to partiesinvolved in their functions within the partnership (Kaiser et al,2015).

Differentfactors are essential for every successful partnership betweenorganizations. One is the commitment of the members involved in thepartnership. When every member is dedicated to the cause, theachievement of the goals becoming easier and possible. Anotherelement that is key to successful human services, partnerships iscommunication between the two partnering organizations. This helps insolving disputes in addition to the positive relationship among themembers (Kaiser et al, 2015). However, lack of a common goal orobjective can lead to failed partnership. Lack of common guidingobjective or same intended returns, there are high chances of apartnership to fail. In the case of a failed partnership, the humanservices administrator can help save the partnership. This is throughredefining the partnership goals and objectives as well as refiningeach person’s role in the partnership (Bévort &amp Poulfelt,2015). However, in order to have a lasting solution to failingpartnership, the administrator needs to establish the causing factor,and hence, devise a solution for that.

Inconclusion, partnerships have played key roles in organizationalsuccess in the modern business world. More so the human serviceadministrators are key personnel for any successful partnership. Oneof the points to draw from human services partnership is the ideathat, many of the partnership are motivated by the objectives or thepurpose the partnership is intended for.


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Kaiser,S., Kozica, A., Swart, J., &amp Werr, A. (2015). Human ResourceManagement in Professional Service Firms: Learning from a frameworkfor research and practice.ZeitschriftFür Personalforschung,&nbsp29(2),77-101.

Chamberlin,J. (2015). The human side of management?.&nbspManagementServices,&nbsp59(3),16-19.

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