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    Setting Up Non Profit Health /Education Facility For Children With Mental Disability In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

    Number of Pages: 63


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    This 63 page paper looks at the way in which a new no profit making center for to provide healthcare and educational facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia may be set up. The paper considers the project from a practical perspective looking at the way that leadership and management will take place, along with the development and strategies and considers the theoretical approaches that will be used to determine the operating strategies and policies. Issues such as the marketing and the way that the curriculum will be determined are also considered as well as the use of a SWOT analysis and consideration of the way teamwork in the staff will be developed. The bibliography cites 44 sources.

    Name of Research Paper File: TS14_TEmenschlplan.rtf

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    2.3.2 Management and Leadership Approaches 14 2.3.2 Management and Leadership Styles 19 2.3.3 Motivation 22 2.4 The Organization 25 2.4.1 Structure 25 Figure 1 Structure types 26 2.4.2 Systems Thinking 27 3. Operational Strategies 29 3.1 Guiding Principles 30 3.1.1 Mission Statement 30 3.1.2 Vision Statement 30 3.2 Motivating People 31 3.3 Marketing 35 3.3.1 Awareness  Campaign 35 3.3.2 Website 37 3.3.3 Newsletter 38 3.3.4 Conferences and Exhibitions 39 3.4 Educational Approaches 40 3.4.1 Medical and Social Models of Disability 40 3.4.2 Curriculum Design 47 3.5 Finances 53 3.6 SWOT Analysis 55 3.6.1 Strengths 55 3.6.2 Weaknesses 55 3.6.4 Threats 57 4. Operating the Systems 57 4.1 Work Design and Supervision 58 4.2 Team  Work 59 5. Competitive Forces 63 References 66 1. Introduction Children are often seen as the future, the next generation which need to be nurtured and developed, cared for and educated. For the  majority of children parents will have many options regarding aspects of education and care, but for a minority of children the same choices may not exist. Children with mental disabilities  do not have the same range of choices or facilities, leaving them wanting. When looking at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia the prevalence of metal disabilities in children is significantly  different than the prevalence level in other developed nations (El-Hazmi et al, 2003). The actual rate of assessed as 8.9% of the population between 0 - 18 years of age  having some degree of mental retardation, and of these 70.9% had moderate to severe retardation (El-Hazmi et al, 2003). Of these children the vast majority; 83.2% are not attending school  (El-Hazmi et al, 2003). It is generally accepted that education is a key element in terms of quality of life, teaching and supporting children, not only with knowledge,  but with socialization skills, it is also often seen as an access point where there is the potential to access other complimentary services, to support education and development. Those children  who are not in the system may also be missing out on the complimentary services that are focused in the schools, such as childhood health services. Children suffering from 

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