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Title: CORRECTIONAL APPLICATION OF CHANGE THEORIES
Author(s): M L MCCONKIE
Corporate Author: University of Georgia
Institute of Government
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 171
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30601
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SYNTHESIS OF THE IMPORTANT FEATURES OF MAJOR RESEARCH FINDINGS AND THEORIES DEALING WITH THE PROCESSES OF CHANGE, INCLUDING SUMMARIES OF THE WORK OF SOME OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENTISTS.
Abstract: COMPILED AS A MANAGERIAL HANDBOOK, THE DOCUMENT IS DESIGNED FOR APPLICATION TO CORRECTIONAL MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES. THE PURPOSE OF THE HANDBOOK IS REFLECTED IN ITS THEME - EFFECTIE EFFECTIVE CONSISTS IN FINDING AND DEVELOPING THE STRATEGIES TO PLAN, DIRECT, AND CONTROL CHANGE. SOME OF THE AREAS COVERED INCLUDE THE CHANGE THEORY, APPLICATION OF THE THEORIES TO CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATION, AND OVERCOMING RESISTANCE TO CHANGE. SOME SUGGESTED MODELS FOR CHANGE ALSO ARE INCLUDED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE IS APPENDED....KAP
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Behavioral and Social Sciences; Behavioral science research; Change management; Correctional institutions (adult); Corrections management; Models
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