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Title: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN CORRECTIONS - FINAL EVALUATION REPORT
Author(s): W WILKINSKY; R NAPIER; P BRILL
Corporate Author: Athyn Group
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 74
Sponsoring Agency: Athyn Group
Philadelphia, PA 19107
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 74-ED-99-0005
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A REPORT ON TWO SEMINARS AND CONSULTATION SERVICES DESIGNED TO FOCUS ON A STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROCESS BY WHICH CORRECTIONAL ORGANIZATIONS CAN DEVELOP AND USE ADAPTIVE LEARNING CONCEPTS.
Abstract: THE PROCESS IDENTIFIES AND ASSESSES THE IMPACT OF FORCES IN THE ORGANIZATION'S ENVIROMENT; ESTABLISHES ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS IN A CONTEXT OF CONFLICTING VALUES; DETERMINES ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES; GENERATES ALTERNATIVES TO MEET THESE NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES; SPECIFIES THE RESOURCES REQUIRED AND THE WAYS OF GENERATING THEM; SELECTS THE MOST VIABLE ALTERNATIVE AND DESIGNS AN APPROPRIATE ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; AND IMPLEMENTS, EVALUATES, AND CONTROLS THE SOLUTION. INTERVIEWS AND QUESTIONNAIRES WERE TO GUAGE BOTH PARTICIPANTS' SATISFACTION WITH AND PERCEIVED UTILITY OF THE PROGRAM AS WELL AS PARTICIPANTS' COLLEAGUES' PERCEPTIONS OF HOW THE PROGRAM AFFECTED THEM.
Index Term(s): Correctional organization; Management and administrative education; Operations research; Workshops and seminars
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