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NCJ Number: 184096 Find in a Library
Title: Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement, Second Edition
Author(s): Wayne W. Bennett LL.B.; Karen M. Hess Ph.D.
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 871
Sponsoring Agency: West Publishing Co
St Paul, MN 55164
Publication Number: ISBN 0-314-06751-5
Sale Source: West Publishing Co
610 Opperman Drive
P.O. Box 64526
St Paul, MN 55164
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text provides a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of leaders in law enforcement, with emphasis on the organization and the leader's role in the organizational structure and on the interpersonal skills successful leaders have, such as communicating effectively, listening and providing feedback to others, planning, budgeting, problem solving, and empowering others.
Abstract: The text also focuses on how leaders develop themselves and their subordinates and how they educate, motivate, and coach others to reach their full potential and on dealing with problems and conflicts that inevitably arise within an organization. The 20 chapters of the text are organized according to five sections: (1) overview of management and supervision; (2) basic management and personal skills; (3) managers and the skills of others; (4) problem management; and (5) getting the job done through others. Chapters deal with such topics as decision making, time management, personnel hiring, unions, training, morale, discipline and problem behavior, complaints and grievances, stress, productivity, performance evaluation, and managing for the future. Appendixes contain supplemental information on law enforcement management and supervision. References, tables, figures, and photographs
Main Term(s): Police
Index Term(s): Complaint processing; Complaints against police; Employee grievances; Grievance procedures; Law enforcement overview texts; Leadership; Police conflict resolution training; Police decisionmaking; Police discipline; Police effectiveness; Police internal affairs; Police internal investigations; Police management; Police occupational stress; Police performance evaluation; Police personnel selection; Police policies and procedures; Police responsibilities; Police supervision; Police unions; Stress management
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