9780534645878

Criminal Justice Organizations Administration and Management

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    9780534645878

  • ISBN10:

    0534645879

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/24/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Gearing up for your management role? Arm yourself with CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS, a thoroughly modern introduction to the management techniques appropriate to each area of the criminal justice system. By examining both the "hows" and "whys" of these techniques, and by exploring the book's practical, real-world examples, up-to-the-minute research, and coverage of key areas such as emergency planning and terrorism, leadership theory, and decision-making, you'll increase your preparedness for the challenges you're likely to face in today's field.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Criminal Justice Organizations
Basic Concepts for Understanding Criminal Justice Organizations
Structure of Criminal Justice Organizations
The Criminal Justice System in Its Environment
Individuals In Criminal Justice Organizations
Problems of Communication
Motivation of Personnel
Job Design
Leadership
Personnel Supervision and Evaluation
Group Behavior In Criminal Justice Organizations
Occupational Socialization
Power and Political Behavior
Organizational Conflict
Processes In Criminal Justice Organizations
Decision Making
Organizational Effectiveness
Change and Innovation
Research in Criminal Justice Organizations
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