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Title: Correctional Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century: Manager and Supervisor Levels
Author(s): Nancy M. Campbell
Date Published: December 2006
Page Count: 348
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Corrections
Washington, DC 20534
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Grant Number: 02A18GIV4
Sale Source: National Institute of Corrections
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Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Developed as one of the products of a National Institute of Corrections project for developing the qualities needed by effective leaders across a wide range of correctional agencies/organizations (the Core Competencies Project), this publication focuses on the core leadership competencies needed by correctional managers and supervisors.
Abstract: The core competencies promoted for managers and supervisors emphasize oral and written communication, strategic thinking, program planning, performance assessment, managing change, problemsolving, decisionmaking, and knowledge of the criminal justice system. Skills emphasized pertain to interpersonal relationships, motivating others, developing reports, managing conflict, initiating collaboration, and team building. Underlying these competencies and skills must be a strong commitment to professional ethics and personal values. The first chapter addresses managerial profiles for correctional executives, senior-level leaders, managers, and supervisors. For each of these managerial levels, the chapter outlines the level’s authority, responsibilities, tasks, positions, and competencies. Each of the subsequent chapters features an aforementioned competency, skill, or personal characteristic. The format for discussing each competency, skill, or personal characteristic consists of the definition, knowledge base, and key skills and behaviors. Each chapter contains a “focus matrix” for the competency, skill or characteristic, and a list of resources.
Main Term(s): Corrections management training
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Correctional personnel attitudes; Corrections management; Corrections personnel selection; Job analysis; Leadership
Note: The companion document is Correctional Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century: Executives and Senior-Level Leaders.
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