9780534574291

Correctional Leadership A Cultural Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534574291

  • ISBN10:

    0534574297

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/11/2002
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

CORRECTIONAL LEADERSHIP examines how organizational culture is related to effective correctional leadership. It highlights the importance of changing trends in corrections, specifically institutional corrections. The text also illustrates the advantages of viewing the operations of prisons in various ways for successful adaptation to changing political, economic, and social environments of the outside world. This text shows why leadership is a central factor in prison effectiveness.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
PART ONE Correctional Leadership and Organizational Culture 1(54)
Correctional Leadership and Organizational Culture
3(14)
Leadership and Corrections
5(2)
Leadership Defined
7(1)
Defining Organizational Culture
8(1)
Leadership and Organizational Culture: The Nexus
9(3)
Leadership and Corrections: Concluding Comments
12(2)
Case Scenario: What Is a Prison Leader?
14(1)
References
15(2)
Culture: Theoretical and Organizational Issues
17(20)
Organizational and Management Theories
18(13)
Structural Perspectives
18(4)
The Behavioral Perspective
22(4)
The Integrative Perspective
26(2)
The Cognitive Perspective
28(1)
The Transformational Perspective
29(2)
Organizational and Management Theories: Concluding Comments
31(1)
An Integrated Approach to Organizational Culture
31(2)
Case Scenario: Leadership---Motivation and Culture
33(1)
References
34(3)
Correctional Culture
37(18)
The Unitary Cultural Model
38(2)
Typologies of Officers
40(2)
The Three-Cultures Model
42(2)
Where Do We Go from Here?---Three Cultures and Beyond
44(3)
Correctional Values and Vision: The Importance of Culture
47(4)
Visionary Leadership, Correctional Culture, and the Environment: An Optimistic View
51(1)
Case Scenario: No Place for Social Workers
52(1)
References
53(2)
PART TWO Correctional Culture: Officers, Managers, and Leaders 55(66)
Correctional Officers and Their Culture
57(22)
The Formal Component of Corrections
58(5)
The Official Mission
58(1)
Recruitment, Selection, and Formal Training
59(2)
Rank Structure and Hierarchical Chain of Command
61(2)
Correctional Work and Unions
63(1)
Dimensions of the Correctional Officer Culture
63(4)
Danger and Uncertainty
63(1)
Establishing and Expressing Authority
64(1)
Correctional Work as ``People Work''
65(1)
Orientation and Relations with Inmates
65(1)
Relations with Coworkers
66(1)
Relations with Management
67(1)
Correctional Officers: Focal Concerns
67(6)
Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity
67(1)
Job Stress
68(2)
Job Satisfaction and Motivational Issues
70(1)
Employee Turnover---Problems with Retention
71(2)
Case Scenario: Correctional Officers' Relations with Inmates
73(1)
References
74(5)
Correctional Leaders: The Administrator Culture
79(24)
Dimensions of Correctional Administrator Culture
80(7)
Organizational Uncertainty
81(1)
Policies and Procedures
82(1)
Defining a Mission: Diverse Expectations and Limited Resources
83(2)
Leadership and Conflict Management
85(2)
Correctional Leadership: Focal Concerns
87(7)
Correctional Leadership and Politics
87(2)
Leadership, Management, and the Unions
89(1)
Cultivating Leaders Within the Civil Service System
90(2)
Correctional Leadership and the Public
92(2)
Correctional Administrator Culture and Organizational Culture
94(5)
Leadership and Organizational Culture: Why Should Leaders Lead?
94(1)
Limitations to Correctional Leadership
95(1)
The Importance of a Correctional Vision and Mission Statement
96(1)
Correctional Leadership: What Are the Values of the Leader?
97(2)
Sending the Message: What Correctional Leadership Is All About
99(1)
Case Scenario: Who Provides Correctional Treatment?
99(2)
References
101(2)
Creating, Transmitting, and Transforming Correctional Culture
103(18)
How Correctional Leaders Create Correctional Culture
104(6)
Correctional Values: Whose Values Are Right?
107(1)
Correctional Leadership by Example
107(1)
Transmitting Culture: Working Together
108(1)
Transmitting Values and the Correctional Vision
109(1)
Transforming Culture in Prison
110(6)
Value Wars: Whose Values Are Wrong?
111(2)
The Relevance of Transforming Prison Culture
113(1)
Cultural Transformation and the Three Cultures in Prison
114(1)
Visionary Correctional Leadership and Transforming Culture
115(1)
Cultural Change and Organizational Politics
116(1)
Correctional Culture: A Concluding Comment
117(1)
Case Scenario: Prisoner Litigation and Differing Prison Cultures
118(1)
References
119(2)
PART THREE Correctional Leadership and the Future 121(24)
Correctional Leadership: The 21st Century
123(22)
Strategies for Correctional Success: The 21st Century
125(4)
The Importance of Values and Vision
125(1)
Employee Empowerment
126(1)
Correctional Leadership and Strategic Planning
127(1)
Correctional Leadership and Organizational Culture: A Comment on Diversity
128(1)
Obstacles and Future Considerations for Correctional Leaders
129(11)
Private Involvement and Public Concerns: The Future of Corrections
130(2)
Governors, Legislatures, Unions, and Correctional Leadership
132(6)
Policy and Research Considerations
138(2)
Correctional Leadership: Scenarios and Concluding Comments
140(2)
Case Scenario: Correctional Leadership and Politics
142(1)
References
143(2)
Index 145

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