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An executive is expected to have the following skills Skill in selection of the staff Skill in defining purposes and objectives of the agency Skill in helping the staff organize for effective work Skill in developing a work methodology Skill in helping individual members. In the United States, at the national level, most of the governmental functions of social welfare are located in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare with the Welfare Administration responsible for those of a predominantly social service character and the Social Security Administration responsible for the federal contributory social insurance program.

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