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NCJ Number: 127279 Find in a Library
Title: Wyoming Management Staff Offers Leadership Tips for Changing Times
Journal: Corrections Today  Volume:52  Issue:7  Dated:(December 1990)  Pages:84-87
Author(s): G Starbuck; J M Gamble
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 4
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: At the minimum security Wyoming Honor Farm, corrections managers utilize the concepts of situation-leadership which provide a system for correctional officers and other staff members to approach various problems with appropriate problem-solving skills. The emphasis of the program is on flexible leadership.
Abstract: Staff development and teamwork are stressed. Line staff are responsible for case management, offender treatment, and work skills instruction. Staff teamwork is effective because of adherence to principles including mutual respect, responsibility, communication, cooperation, action, self-government, long-term planning, and marketing.
Main Term(s): Corrections management; Leadership
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Wyoming
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