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NCJ Number: 50563 Find in a Library
Title: SUPERVISION IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE - POLICE, CORRECTIONS, COURTS, 2D ED
Author(s): P B WESTON
Corporate Author: Charles C. Thomas
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 219
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPERVISING EMPLOYEES IN POLICE DEPARTMENTS, SHERIFFS' OFFICES, COURTS, PROBATION AND PAROLE AGENCIES, AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARE DISCUSSED IN A CLASSROOM/SELF-STUDY TEXT.
Abstract: LIKE THE ORIGINAL TEXT, THE SECOND EDITION EXPANDS UPON THE THEME THAT SUPERVISION OF EMPLOYEES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCIES REQUIRES A SPECIAL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE. FIVE NEW CHAPTERS HAVE BEEN ADDED. ONE FOCUSES ON THE SUPERVISOR'S ROLE FROM FIRST-LEVEL SUPERVISION OF EMPLOYEES TO MIDDLE-LEVEL AND EXECUTIVE SUPERVISION. OTHERS DETAIL SUPERVISORS' RESPONSIBILITIES WITH RESPECT TO ETHICAL BEHAVIOR, EMPLOYEES' RIGHTS, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AND CONDUCT OF INTERVIEWS AND COUNSELING SESSIONS WITH EMPLOYEES EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS RELATED TO JOB STRESS. OTHER CHAPTERS, ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN MODIFIED AND UPDATED, COVER THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUPERVISORS; LEADERSHIP; DECISIONMAKING; TRAINING; COMMUNICATIONS; EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT AND CORRECTIVE DISCIPLINE; WORK MOTIVATION, JOB SATISFACTION, AND MORALE; AND WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND APPRAISAL. LEARNING AIDS INCLUDE A STATEMENT OF CHAPTER OBJECTIVES AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH CHAPTER AND REVIEW AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS AT THE END OF EACH SECTION. MAJOR CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES ARE ILLUSTRATED IN CHARTS AND DIAGRAMS. LISTS OF REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Corrections management; Court management; Court personnel; Decisionmaking; Discipline; Equal opportunity employment; Leadership; Morale; Motivation; Personnel administration; Police management; Police management training; Police personnel; Supervision; Work attitudes
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