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NCJ Number: 136155 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Motivating Correctional Staff, Book II
Author(s): L P Leduc
Editor(s): J R Farber
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 121
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: ISBN O-929-310-67-5
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material (Programmed)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This correspondence course was devised by the American Correctional Association to help correctional managers and supervisors motivate staff to be productive. The second book of the course examines recordkeeping, the analysis of poor performance, and the conduct of coaching interviews.
Abstract: The specific focus is on the importance of staff feedback, staff performance recordkeeping, the use of charts and graphs to display performance data, and guidelines for successful recordkeeping. Attention is also paid to common causes of poor performance and possible solutions, criteria to be met before a supervisor conducts a coaching interview, steps of the coaching interview process, and questions to prepare for a coaching interview. The self-instructional format of the course enables correctional managers to study during their free time and work at their own pace.
Main Term(s): Corrections management training; Motivation
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Correctional staff management; Personnel performance interviews; Productivity
Note: See NCJ-136154 and NCJ-136156 for Books I and III, respectively, and NCJ-136157 for the final test.
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