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NCJ Number: 42007 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE LEADERSHIP - AN ANALYSIS OF EXECUTIVE STYLES
Journal: CRIMINAL JUSTICE REVIEW  Volume:2  Issue:1  Dated:(SPRING 1977)  Pages:89-100
Author(s): J L KUYKENDALL
Corporate Author: Georgia State University
School of Urban Life
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30303
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: USING A STYLE ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT BASED UPON THE BLAKE AND MOUTON MANAGERIAL GRID, LEADERSHIP OR MANAGERIAL STYLES OF THE EXECUTIVES OF AN URBAN POLICE AGENCY ARE ANALYZED AND DISCUSSED.
Abstract: DIFFERENCES ARE NOTED BETWEEN THE OVERALL PRIMARY STYLE OF THE EXECUTIVES AND THEIR PRIMARY STYLE IN SEPARATE MANAGERIAL ACTIVITIES. IT IS SHOWN THAT THERE IS A TENDENCY AMONG EXECUTIVES TO MOVE FROM THE MOST DESIRABLE GRID STYLE DURING THE PLANNING PHASES OF MANAGEMENT TO EITHER TASK- OR PERSON-ORIENTED APPROACHES DURING THE IMPLEMENTATION PHASES.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...EB
Index Term(s): Analysis; Management; Municipal police
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