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eText: 
ISBN-13 9781455778805ISBN-10 145577880X
Print: 
ISBN-10 1-4377-3489-8ISBN-13 978-1-4377-3489-8
Author(s): Richard R.E. Kania; Richards P. Davis
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 320
Description

This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice, covering their organizational environments; the processes of leadership, management, and decision-making; organizational communications; staffing and training; planning and budgeting; and organizational development and controlled change. It acquaints the readers with the historical developments and application of a wide range of managerial theories, principles, and problems of managing criminal justice organizations.NEW TO THIS EDITION: More information on the management of the judiciary and community corrections Additional discussion of contingency theory and how criminal justice management must remain flexible in dealing with outside forces An examination of employee turnover, its causes, and how to deal with it Thorough discussion of training opportunities and the impact of college education New text boxes highlighting important figures in the field

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