The Effective Corrections Manager: Correctional Supervision for the Future

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Law - 500 pages
Effective management is essential to the stability and safety of correctional facilities. The Effective Corrections Manager: Correctional Supervision for the Future, Second Edition provides current information on management and supervision, and offers practical advice based on direct experience. Managing a correctional agency hinges on effectively recruiting, training, directing, and motivating people. This book teaches readers how to be successful in those endeavors. This is fascinating reading for those involved in either developing their own managerial skills or in teaching others how to be effective supervisors in the corrections environment. In these settings, poor management of people or resources at the individual department level can create major organizational problems. In extreme cases, those inadequate decisions and techniques can cost lives.

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About the author (2005)

Charles R. McConnell started his professional career in industrial and management engineering, followed by 29 years in human resources management in the healthcare industry. During those years he served as a human resources manager for affiliated organizations of a multi-facility healthcare system based in Rochester, New York, and earlier as a senior consultant with the Management and Planning Services division of the Hospital Association of New York State. He currently is an independent human resources and editorial consultant who has published more than 20 books and numerous articles, and serves as editor of a quarterly professional journal. He holds a BS in engineering and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and has served as adjunct faculty at several colleges.

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