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Criminal Justice Organizations : Administration and Management

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9780534584108

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0534584101
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Pub. Date:
8/8/2002
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Part One: THE NATURE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS. 1. Basic Concepts for Understanding Criminal Justice Organizations. 2. Structure of Criminal Justice Organizations. 3. The Criminal Justice System in Its Environment. Part Two: INDIVIDUALS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS. 4.Problems of Communication. 5. Motivation of Personnel. 6. Job Design. 7. Leadership. 8. Personnel Supervision and Evaluation. Part Three: GROUP BEHAVIOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS. 9. Occupational Socialization. 10. Power and Political Behavior. 11. Organizational Conflict. Part Four: PROCESSES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS. 12. Decision Making. 13. Organizational Effectiveness. 14. Change and Innovation. 15. Research in Criminal Justice Organizations.

Table of Contents

PART ONE THE NATURE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS 1(78)
Basic Concepts for Understanding Criminal Justice Organizations
2(18)
What Is An Organization?
5(1)
What Is Management?
6(1)
What Is Leadership?
7(2)
Open-System Theory
9(1)
Work Perspective: Problems of Campus Law Enforcement
10(2)
Complex Goals
12(1)
Complex Environment
13(1)
Complex Internal Constituencies
14(1)
Summary
15(1)
Case Study: Who's Running This Organization Anyway? Jail Structure, Goals, and Environment
15(3)
For Discussion
18(1)
For Further Reading
19(1)
Structure of Criminal Justice Organizations
20(25)
Overview of Organizational Structure
21(4)
Dimensions of Organizational Structure
25(3)
Work Perspective: A Day at Work
28(3)
Mission, Policies, and Procedures
31(2)
Policies and Procedures in Organizations
33(3)
Informal Structures in Organizations
36(2)
Organizational Frames
38(3)
Summary
41(1)
Case Study: Decentralizing Decision Making in a Correctional System
41(2)
For Discussion
43(1)
For Further Reading
44(1)
The Criminal Justice System in Its Environment
45(34)
Defining the Environment of the Criminal Justice System
47(8)
The Political Environment
55(3)
Task Environment Elements Specific to the Criminal Justice System
58(2)
Environmental States
60(2)
Organizational Response to the Environment
62(4)
Work Perspective: The Impact of Environmental Forces on Private Security
66(2)
Managing Environmental Forces
68(4)
Implications for Administrators
72(2)
Summary
74(1)
Case Study: Time to Dig Out
75(1)
For Discussion
76(1)
For Further Reading
77(2)
PART TWO INDIVIDUALS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS 79(132)
Problems of Communication
81(28)
Basic Theory of Communication
83(3)
Communication in Organizations
86(6)
Communication Roles for Criminal Justice Practitioners
92(4)
Developing Informal Communication Networks
96(2)
Work Perspective: Administrative Communication in Police Agencies
98(2)
Implications for Criminal Justice Managers
100(5)
Summary
105(1)
Case Study: Reframing Noninformational Matters
106(1)
For Discussion
107(1)
For Further Reading
108(1)
Motivation of Personnel
109(27)
Motivation Defined
111(1)
Understanding Organizational Theory and Motivation from a Historical Point of View
112(1)
Theories of Motivation
113(5)
Work Perspective: Developing a Motivating Work Environment
118(10)
Prescriptions for Criminal Justice Management
128(5)
Summary
133(1)
Case Study: Motivation and Control: The Police Supervisor's Dilemma
133(2)
For Discussion
135(1)
For Further Reading
135(1)
Job Design
136(25)
What Is Job Design?
138(1)
Engineering and Efficiency in Job Design
139(1)
Taylorism in the Human Services
139(1)
Taylorism in Criminal Justice
140(2)
Work Perspective: Jails of the Future and Enriched Job Design
142(2)
Responses to Job Characteristics
144(1)
Job Design Theory
145(4)
Job Redesign Programs
149(1)
Job Redesign in Criminal Justice and Other Human Services
150(6)
Job Design and the Community
156(1)
Summary
156(1)
Case Study: A Program of Job Redesign in Corrections
157(2)
For Discussion
159(1)
For Further Reading
160(1)
Leadership
161(27)
Leadership Defined
163(3)
Theories of Leadership
166(4)
Work Perspective: Prison Leadership
170(9)
Leadership Research in Criminal Justice
179(2)
Leadership Education: The California Department of Corrections Experience
181(2)
Criminal Justice Leadership: A Brief Word on Organizational Culture
183(1)
Summary
184(1)
Case Study: Supervising the Police Officer: The Leadership Factor
184(2)
For Discussion
186(1)
For Further Reading
187(1)
Personnel Supervision and Evaluation
188(23)
Criminal Justice Administration: The Search for Goal Consensus
190(4)
Organizational Structure and Employee Evaluation and Supervision
194(6)
Work Perspective: Policies and Procedures and Jail Operations
200
Models of Employee Supervision
196(7)
Is the Human Service Model Possible in Criminal Justice Organizations?
203(1)
Guidelines for Supervision and Evaluation
204(2)
Summary
206(1)
Case Study: Broken Windows, Damaged Gutters, and Police Supervision
206(4)
For Discussion
210(1)
For Further Reading
210(1)
PART THREE GROUP BEHAVIOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS 211(78)
Occupational Socialization
213(29)
Occupational Socialization
214(1)
Organizational Culture
215(7)
The Socialization Process
222(4)
Problems in the Socialization Process
226
Work Perspective: Training in the California Department of Corrections
220(9)
Socialization and the Police
229(3)
Socialization in Corrections
232(2)
Socialization and Community Expectations
234(2)
Strategies for Socialization
236(3)
Summary
239(1)
Case Study: Reflections on a Career
239(2)
For Discussion
241(1)
For Further Reading
241(1)
Power and Political Behavior
242(22)
Power Defined
244(2)
Types of Power and Authority
246(3)
Consequences of Power Relations
249(5)
Work Perspective: Politics and American Corrections
254
The Legitimacy of Power and Political Behavior
252(5)
Effective Types of Power
257(3)
Summary
260(1)
Case Study: The Corrections Officer's Dilemma: Who Has the Power in the Joint?
261(2)
For Discussion
263(1)
For Further Reading
263(1)
Organizational Conflict
264(25)
Conflict Defined
266(1)
Types of Conflict
267(3)
Work Perspective: Say ``Yes'' to Conflict Within Your Organization
270(9)
Conflict Management
279(5)
The Role of Conflict in Organizations
284(1)
Summary
284(1)
Case Study: Drug Enforcement: Business as Usual
285(2)
For Discussion
287(1)
For Further Reading
287(2)
PART FOUR PROCESSES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS 289(117)
Decision Making
291(33)
What Is a Decision?
295(2)
Decision-Making Theory: From Rationality to the Garbage Can
297(7)
Characteristics of Decision Makers
304(1)
Characteristics of Information
305(1)
Work Perspective: Bail Decision Making
306(3)
Discretion
309(4)
Prediction
313(5)
Improving Criminal Justice Decisions
318(2)
Summary
320(1)
Case Study: Rational Sentencing: Whose Rationality?
321(2)
For Discussion
323(1)
For Further Reading
323(1)
Organizational Effectiveness
324(25)
What is Organizational Effectiveness?
327(4)
Theories of Organizational Effectiveness
331(4)
Methods of Assessing Effectiveness
335(1)
Variable Analysis in Criminal Justice
336(2)
Work Perspective: Organizational Effectiveness and Jails
338(7)
Summary
345(1)
Case Study: A Probation Officer's View of Effectiveness
345(2)
For Discussion
347(1)
For Further Reading
348(1)
Change and Innovation
349(33)
Why Change Occurs
352(2)
The Process of Organizational Change
354(3)
Planning in Criminal Justice
357(3)
Resistance to Change
360(6)
Overcoming Resistance to Change
366(4)
Organizational Development
370(2)
Work Perspective: A Police Chief's Experience in Creating New Policies and Procedures
372(2)
Unintended Consequences of Change
374(1)
Implications for Criminal Justice Managers
375(4)
Summary
379(1)
Case Study: A Radical Approach
380(1)
For Discussion
381(1)
For Further Reading
381(1)
Research in Criminal Justice Organizations
382(24)
``Knowledge for What?''
384(1)
Criminal Justice Organizations and Knowledge Utilization
385(1)
The Researcher and Knowledge Utilization
386(2)
The Nature of Social Science Research and Knowledge Utilization
388(1)
Data and the Utilization of Knowledge
389(3)
In-House Research
392
Work Perspective: Crime Analysis and Patrol Allocation
390(5)
Knowledge as Truth
395(1)
Knowledge as Power
395(1)
Knowledge as Understanding
396(3)
Knowledge and the Future of Criminal Justice Administration
399(1)
Summary
400(1)
Case Study: Police Technology and Research, Patrol Allocation, and Politics
401(3)
For Discussion
404(1)
For Further Reading
405(1)
References 406(31)
Index 437


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