skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 98608 Find in a Library
Title: What Can the Police Learn From 'Excellent Companies'?
Journal: Journal of Criminal Justice  Volume:13  Issue:4  Dated:(1985)  Pages:381-385
Author(s): D K Das
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 5
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (Peters and Waterman, 1982), the authors identify eight attributes that characterize excellent American companies.
Abstract: Basically, these attributes can be described as elements of a management philosophy centered on humanism, folklore wisdom, and simple pragmatism. Their applicability to police organizations and the benefits resulting from such an application are discussed. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Effectiveness; Efficiency; Management
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.