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NCJ Number: 67962 Find in a Library
Title: MANAGEMENT IN THE POLICE SERVICE - FIRST LINE MANAGEMENT FOR POLICE OFFICERS
Author(s): D WAINWRIGHT; N A SMITH
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 143
Sponsoring Agency: Barry Rose Publishers
Chichester, Sussex, England
Sale Source: Barry Rose Publishers
Little London
Chichester, Sussex, England
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THE APPLICATION OF MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS TO THE DAILY OPERATION OF A BRITISH POLICE DEPARTMENT IS DESCRIBED IN THIS INFORMAL POLICE MANUAL.
Abstract: ADDRESSING ORGANIZATIONAL, STRUCTURAL, AND MANPOWER UTILIZATION PROBLEMS FROM A BUSINESS MANAGER'S PERSPECTIVE, THIS BOOK CONTAINS CHAPTERS ON ORGANIZATION, MOTIVATION, LEADERSHIP, DISCIPLINE, DECISIONMAKING, DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES, ASSESSMENT AND APPRAISAL OF SUBORDINATES' PERFORMANCE, TRAINING, AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL POTENTIAL. IT REFLECTS EXPERTISE IN APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY AND EMPHASIZES EMPATHY AND PERCEPTION OF POLICE OFFICERS AS HUMAN BEINGS. IT SUGGESTS THAT POLICE MANAGERS TREAT SUBORDINATES WITH RESPECT AND DEAL WITH THEM IN AN HONEST, IMPARTIAL, AND CONSISTENT MANNER. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES ARE ALSO DESCRIBED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH 16 CITATIONS ON MANAGEMENT (WITHOUT REFERENCE TO POLICE WORK) IS APPENDED. AN ORGANIZATIONAL CHART IS INCLUDED. (LGR)
Index Term(s): England; Police corruption; Police internal organizations; Police management; Police organizational structure; Police resource allocation
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