AAR  Vol.1 No.1 , May 2012
A profile of personnel who work with retired volunteers at a service centre for elderly persons
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a profile of personnel who work with retired volunteers. The data was sourced by using two standardised measuring instrument, interviews, focus groups and observation. The Leadership Qualities Inventory (LQI-S) was used as one standardised measuring instrument. The following elements were measured namely leadership, people-oriented, task-oriented and self-oriented qualities. The Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI) was used as a second standardised instrument. This instru- ment measured the subconscious’ preferences in four quadrants namely analytical (L1), systematic (L2), emotional (R2) and holistic (R1). From the data an empowerment programme was developed for personnel involved at service centres for elderly persons.

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Rensburg, S. and Strydom, H. (2012) A profile of personnel who work with retired volunteers at a service centre for elderly persons. Advances in Aging Research, 1, 1-12. doi: 10.4236/aar.2012.11001.
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