This piece explores the need for effective administration that arises with the growth of Jewish Community Centers (JCCs). The author highlights that the problems facing the Center are common in the wider field where highly specialized knowledge is necessary in administrative positions to help complex organizations succeed. The piece emphasizes the need for specifically trained professionals and mentions how other fields have initiated executive development programs to create better administrative leaders for their respective fields. The piece concludes by reaffirming the need to support the development of Center administrations to better serve the needs of Jewish Community Centers.
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Schatz, Harry A. What the Field of Administration Can Contribute to Jewish Community Center Work. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Fall 1957: