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NCJ Number: 66076 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION - SECOND EDITION
Author(s): W BOPP; P WHISENAND
Corporate Author: Allyn and Bacon, Inc
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United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 420
Sponsoring Agency: Allyn and Bacon, Inc
Needham Heights, MA 02194-2310
Sale Source: Allyn and Bacon, Inc
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160 Gould Street
Needham Heights, MA 02194-2310
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR POLICE PERSONNEL MANAGERS AND POLICE ADMINISTRATORS, THIS BOOK COVERS ALL ASPECTS OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE POLICE ORGANIZATION.
Abstract: FOLLOWING AN INTRODUCTION AND HISTORICAL SURVEY OF POLICE PERSONNEL, DISCUSSION FOCUSES ON MANAGERIAL ROLE AND FUNCTIONS, WAYS TO ORGANIZE THE AGENCY FOR EFFICIENT PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, ATTRACTION AND SELECTION OF THE MOST QUALIFIED STAFF, EVALUATING EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE, OFFERING STIMULATING AND REWARDING JOB CONDITIONS, AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. NEXT, LABOR RELATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY ARE REVIEWED, WITH ATTENTION DIRECTED TO THE HISTORY AND PRESENT STATUS OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN POLICE SERVICE, MONITORING INTEGRITY, JOB ACTIONS, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, AND THE ROLE OF POLICE MANAGEMENT IN LABOR RELATIONS. THE BOOK FEATURES SUGGESTED STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES SUPPORTING THE MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS COVERED IN THE BOOK. IT OFFERS SPECIAL CHAPTERS ON ASSESSMENT CENTERS AS AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF PERSONNEL SELECTION AND PRESENTS DETAILED CASE STUDIES OF THE FAMOUS BOSTON AND SAN FRANCISCO POLICE STRIKES. MOST CHAPTERS INCLUDE PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT LEARNING EXPERIENCES, SUCH AS CASE GUIDES AND PLANNED EXERCISES, AS WELL AS OUTLINES AND SUMMARIES OF THE MATERIAL IN EACH CHAPTER. TABLES, FIGURES, REFERENCE NOTES, AN INDEX, AND APPENDIXES OF FAMOUS CASE STUDIES ARE PROVIDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--PRG)
Index Term(s): Assessment centers; Employee grievances; Labor relations; Mediation; Personnel administration; Personnel evaluation; Personnel selection; Police affirmative action programs; Police management; Police personnel; Police recruits; Police responsibilities; Police unions; Reference materials; Strikes
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