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NCJ Number: 31034 Find in a Library
Title: MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR FEDERAL PROBATION OFFICES IN METROPOLITAN AREAS
Journal: FEDERAL PROBATION  Volume:39  Issue:3  Dated:(SEPTEMBER 1975)  Pages:10-17
Author(s): R M LATTA; J COCKS
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
Publisher: https://www.uscourts.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE PRESENTS ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT THEORIES AND FACTUAL INFORMATION IN AN EFFORT TO AID INDIVIDUAL PROBATION OFFICES TO COPE WITH THE RAPID EXPANSION OF THE FEDERAL PROBATION SYSTEM.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR FIRST EXAMINES THE PROBLEM AREAS WHICH PROBATION OFFICES MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED AS A RESULT OF PROBATION SYSTEM GROWTH. SEVERAL MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION STRATEGIES ARE THEN EXAMINED THROUGH AN ACCOUNT OF THE ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE U.S. PROBATION OFFICE IN THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA IN ITS EFFORTS TO CREATE A NEW ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. THE STRATEGIES USED IN THIS PROBATION OFFICE ARE DESCRIBED FOR THE FOLLOWING REORGANIZATION STEPS: PLANNING, DEFINITION OF ORGANIZATIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL OBJECTIVES, DEVELOPMENT OF MEASURES OF SUCCESS, DEVELOPMENT OF A CASE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM, PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT, CAREER DEVELOPMENT, USE OF VOLUNTEERS, AND SYSTEMS AND RESEARCH APPROACHES.
Index Term(s): Management; Probation; Probation or parole agencies; Theory
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