Packed with cutting-edge coverage and up-to-the-minute research, CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, 6th Edition, delivers a thoroughly modern introduction to the management techniques appropriate to each area of the criminal justice system. The book is known for its thoroughness, accessibility, and practicality. By focusing on both the "hows" and "whys" of management techniques, it equips readers with a solid understanding that will serve them well as they face challenges in their own career. Completely current, this edition includes relevant statistics, insight from actual Criminal Justice professionals, and coverage of such key topics as civil liability, political power, leadership, ethics, employee rights, and more.
Previously published: Belmont, CA : Cengage Learning - Wadsworth, c2012.
Part I. The nature of criminal justice organizations: Basic concepts for understanding criminal justice organizations ; Structure of criminal justice organizations ; The criminal justice system in its environment -- Part II. Individuals in criminal justice organizations: Problems of communication ; Motivation of personnel ; Job design ; Leadership ; Personnel evaluation and supervision -- Part III. Group behavior in criminal justice organizations: Occupational socialization ; Power and political behavior ; Organizational conflict -- Part IV. Processes in criminal justice organizations: Decision making ; Organization effectiveness ; Change and innovation ; Research in criminal justice organizations.