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Organizational Capacity Development to Respond to Social Services for Homeless Children


  • Departement of Public Administration, Administrative Sciences Faculty, Institute of Social Sciences and Management STIAMI, Indonesia


Objectives: This study is aimed to analyze the main aspects of organizational capacity development to respond to social services for homeless children. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Basic methodology employed in this study is a systematical review analysis and also applied the case study method to review the social services, especially for homeless children in Jakarta. Findings: There are two logical thinking developed in studies related to the organizational capacity development in social services for homeless children. The first is the logic of consequence. It is based on the achievement of objectives and how the organization and its activities serve as an instrument to achieve certain goals. This logic of thinking implemented on the consequences of organizational capacity at the micro and meso level. At the micro level include increasing social workers and professional capabilities, financial and infrastructure support. At the meso level, including increased educational, health and spiritual services. The second is the logic of conformity which is based on the organization‘ s ability to relate itself to the wider environment, understanding the domain, limits and legitimacy. Logic of conformity implemented in organizational capacity at the macro level. The macro level of organization covering regulation supported social services and improvement cooperation with the business sector and industry. Application/ Improvement: At the micro level, the development of organizational capacity oriented on support of children development. Meso level prepared the children to be independent and be able to live together in a society. At the macro level, the orientations of organizational capacities were in availability regulation for support social services and cooperation to distribute the children who entered adulthood into the work place. Development theory and empirical study more comprehensively can expand our understanding of aspects in organizational capacity development.


Homeless Children, Macro, Meso, Micro, Organizational Capacity Development, Social Services.

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