Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

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Routledge, Oct 1, 2008 - Law - 300 pages
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This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. It will acquaint readers with the historical developments and application of managerial theories, principles, and problems of managing criminal justice organizations. Covers management positions in criminal justice, historical antecedents, decisionmaking and planning, staffing and personnel, training and education.



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Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Criminal Justice Management
1
Chapter 2 Management Positions in Criminal Justice
19
Chapter 3 Historical Antecedents
41
Chapter 4 Leading in Criminal Justice
61
Chapter 5 Organizing Criminal Justice
85
Chapter 6 Decisionmaking and Planning
107
Chapter 7 Evaluating Appraising and Assessing Performance
127
Chapter 8 Staffing and Personnel Issues
149
Chapter 9 Training and Education for Criminal Justice
173
Chapter 10 Allocating Key Organizational Resources
193
Information Management and Organizational Communications
213
Chapter 12 Future Issues in Criminal Justice Management
237
About the Author
251
Index
253
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