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Title: Motivating Correctional Staff, Book III
Author(s): L P Leduc
Editor(s): J R Farber
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: ISBN 0-929-310-67-5
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 third book of the course covers using positive reinforcement, giving recognition, getting rid of undesirable behavior, and disciplining staff.
Abstract: Specific attention is paid to steps of positive reinforcement, guidelines for giving positive reinforcement, reasons why supervisors might hesitate to give recognition, common problems in giving recognition, ineffective strategies for changing undesirable behavior, principles of staff discipline, consequences of poor employee behavior, reasons why supervisors avoid using discipline, and guidelines for disciplining employees. 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; Discipline; Productivity
Note: See NCJ-136154 and NCJ-136155 for Books I and II, respectively, and NCJ-136157 for the final test.
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