Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement

Author: Harry W. More,Gennaro F. Vito,William F. Walsh

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135071526

Category: Law

Page: 437

View: 6039

Rev. ed. of: Organizational behavior and management in law enforcement / Harry W. More ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. 2006.
Posted in Law

U.S. Criminal Justice Policy

Author: Karim Ismaili

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284111903

Category: Law

Page: 360

View: 3749

U.S. Criminal Justice Policy: A Contemporary Reader, Second Edition addresses how criminal justice policy issues are framed, identifies participants in the policy process, discusses how policy is made, and considers the constraints and opportunities found in the policy process.
Posted in Law

Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement

Author: Harry W. More Ph.D.,Gennaro F. Vito Ph.D.,William F. Walsh Ph.D.

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133004457

Category: Law

Page: 456

View: 7308

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This book provides a clear, concise, realistic, and up-to-date blueprint for successful police management. Drawing on decades of experience as practitioners, consultants, trainers and researchers, the authors fully reflect current theory and practice, while accurately capturing the “feel” of real-world law enforcement management. They focus on organizational behavior to promote a deeper understanding of both the police organization as a whole, as well as key interactions among officers, managers, and the community. This edition integrates the latest research, and presents all-new chapters on performance-based management and organizational development. It offers expanded coverage of leadership, team-building, stress management, and many other topics; as well as 39 new cases. Some key features to the new edition include: 39 new cases, 100+ new research references, and 58 new or revised Further Readings listings All-new chapter on Performance-Based Management–showing how to create work environments that enable employees to continuously improve All-new chapter on Developing Effective Organizations—including coverage of systematically building better teams and achieving better performance throughout the organization This book is for professionals in law enforcement that hold these positions: Chief, Assistant Chief, Commander, Major, Captain, Lieutenant, Watch Commander, Sheriff, and Assistant Sheriff.
Posted in Law

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

Author: Kären Hess,Christine Hess Orthmann

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439056447

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

View: 7075

MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. This new edition adds Chief Shaun LaDue as a contributor to give a practitioner’s perspective to management and supervision. Additionally, the text has an increased emphasis on leadership and has been reorganized to begin the text focusing on management. The text focuses on post-9/11 policing and includes research on the effects of 9/11 as well as data driven policing, including CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. The text also includes discussions on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement, including two 2009 PERF studies and reports. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, preparing readers to become tomorrow’s leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Social Science

The Police Manager

8th Edition

Author: Egan K. Green,Ronald G. Lynch,Scott R. Lynch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315472317

Category: Political Science

Page: 402

View: 7092

The Police Manager, 8th Edition, is a major update, with a completely fresh chapter on school resource officers, based on a new case study, and a new chapter on managing high-profile events. Every police agency today faces the possibility of controversy, and the need to train managers to deal appropriately with the media and the public continues to increase. Green, building on the foundation laid by Ronald Lynch in prior editions, gives practical, field-tested guidance to students and professionals who aspire to leadership roles in law enforcement, providing a comprehensive explanation of issues and challenges that they will face as police supervisors. The book is divided into four parts, covering historical and philosophical underpinnings, behavioral aspects of police management, functional aspects of police management, and major issues in modern police work. This eighth edition is ideal for police management courses in U.S. undergraduate criminal justice programs, as well as for law enforcement practitioners preparing for promotional examinations. The text is also appropriate for broader criminal justice management courses.
Posted in Political Science

Behavioral Police Management

Author: Harry W. More,W. Fred Wegener

Publisher: Prentice Hall


Category: Political Science

Page: 548

View: 2878

Posted in Political Science

Police Administration

Author: Larry K. Gaines,John L. Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439056390

Category: Education

Page: 640

View: 3779

POLICE ADMINISTRATION, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive yet easy to read, up-to-date introduction to police administration for academic courses and for practitioners preparing for a promotional exam. Practical applications and case studies, usually from specific departments, fully support the theoretical concepts. On the Job boxes highlight insights by working police administration professionals. Court cases are provided throughout to promote understanding of legal concepts which apply to the various aspects of administration. The book's real-world focus, backed up by theory, allows students to understand key issues such as conflict resolution, human resources, budgeting and collective bargaining. Actual documents, materials and forms that are used in law enforcement organizations across the country supplement the chapters, giving another layer to the training provided by this text. Current topics of terrorism and homeland security concerns, along with accountability and management of stress and fatigue are covered to equip students with a complete understanding of the intricacies of Police Administration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Education

Policing in America

Author: Larry K. Gaines,Victor E. Kappeler,Joseph B. Vaughn

Publisher: Anderson Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780870847080

Category: Political Science

Page: 585

View: 6451

This text is intended to provide an overview of contemporary police work and the issues facing the police and society, as well as an assessment of recommended future directions in policing. The first chapter explains the structure of the government, the separation of powers, and the principles of Federalism; the roles and functions of police in the criminal justice system; and the nature of Federal, State, and local police agencies. A chapter on the history of policing provides an overview of policing in ancient times and traces police development in England and the United States. Police personnel systems are examined with respect to a theory of police selection; affirmative action and police selection; the selection process; basic, field, and in-service training; police officer career development; and the impact of race and gender on police careers. An analysis of police organization and management focus on principles and levels of police organization and administration, classical organizational principles, human relations organizational theory, and systems theory and policing. Further chapters discuss police operations, including patrol, investigations, traffic law enforcement, and police paramilitary units; the nature and use of police discretion and the control of police discretion; and varying perspectives on police culture, behavior, and police occupational stress. Other chapters focus on police ethics, police misconduct, and police use of force; civil liability and the police; public attitudes toward the police; police-community relations; the police role in crime prevention; and drug policies and drug law enforcement. The final chapter examines the future of policing, with emphasis on predictions regarding police roles and functions, political and legal change, and technology; the management of information and communication with enhanced technology; and technology for field operations. Tables, figures, photographs, chapter reference lists, glossary, and name and subject indexes.
Posted in Political Science

The Police in Hong Kong

A Contemporary View

Author: Allan Y. Jiao

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: 9780761836346

Category: Political Science

Page: 263

View: 5004

The Police in Hong Kong is the first comprehensive study of the Hong Kong Police Force, one of the largest police organizations in the world. Through detailed examinations of police practices and their value orientations, Professor Jiao aims to develop knowledge about policing in Hong Kong and related social, political, and cultural conditions in which the police operate. This work includes descriptions and analyses of: -the historical background of the Hong Kong Police -management of the 1997 handover of power from Britain to China -organizational structure and operation of the police force -changes and reforms of the police over the years -impact of the Bill of Rights -street police vs. management police behaviors -crime, organized crime, and vice problems -control of corruption and misconduct With an emphasis on empirical evidence, Professor Jiao relies heavily on his interviews with over 200 officers and on-site observations of a variety of police activities for the form and content of this study. As such, this work fills a void in criminal justice and police studies as well as Asian studies.
Posted in Political Science

POLICE AUDITING: Standards and Applications (2nd Ed.)

Author: Jiao, Allan Y.

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 0398090769


Page: 220

View: 6299

Police auditing merits the attention of both practitioners and academicians for two primary reasons. First, police auditing meets the need of police administrators to know about the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of their organization and operations. Second, it provides an important mechanism for the public and its elected officials to fulfill their oversight responsibilities. This book provides a comprehensive examination of theories, standards, procedures, applications, and evaluations of police audits to allow the reader to obtain a detailed understanding of different aspects and types of police audits and apply the principles of auditing and data collection to various police programs. The book is readable for different audiences as it provides a review of police auditing along with discussions of planned change and incorporates standards and procedures in police auditing into social scientific research process and methods. The book is aimed at three types of readers. First, it provides police executives and managers with a timely and necessary understanding of police auditing as they conduct budget reviews and organizational diagnoses. Second, it serves as a valuable source of information for auditors and researchers who are either charged with the responsibility to perform police audits directly or engaged in evaluating audited police programs. Third, students in criminal justice programs will benefit from this book in courses that address research methods and police accountability issues.

Leadership and Management in Police Organizations

Author: Matthew J. Giblin

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 150635226X

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

View: 1231

Built on a foundation of nearly 1,200 references, Leadership and Management in Police Organizations is a highly readable text that shows how organizational theory and behavior can be applied to improve the operations, leadership, and management of law enforcement. Author Matthew J. Giblin emphasizes leadership and management as separate skills in successful police supervisors and executives, illustrating to students how the two skills combine to improve individual and organizational efficacy in policing. Readers will come away with a stronger understanding of why organizational decisions matter and the impact research can have on police departments.
Posted in Social Science

Organization Theory

A Public and Nonprofit Perspective

Author: Harold F. Gortner,Kenneth L. Nichols,Carolyn Ball

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495006800

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 436

View: 5577

This successful organizational theory text, newly revised and now in its third edition, examines classic and new organizational theories that address management issues of organizational structure, culture, decisionmaking, ethics motivation, leadership, and organizational change. For the first time, an organizational theory text addresses how organizational theories relate to both government and nonprofits, whether small or large organizations, from large civil service agencies and international nonprofits, to independent government authorities and districts, to small town governments and local nonprofits serving one group or community. The text considers how theory can be applied in these differing contexts of citizen, customer, and client demands.
Posted in Business & Economics

Effective Police Supervision

Author: Harry W. More,Larry S. Miller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317522699

Category: Political Science

Page: 534

View: 6529

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems. It provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics, with a focus on effectiveness as well as proficiency, and on how a supervisor can help to create an effective organization. This book is also a vital tool in the preparation of police officers for promotional exams. This revised and updated edition includes new material throughout on police accountability, police involvement with news media, dealing with social media, and avoiding scandals. Each chapter includes important key terms and opens with a case study to illustrate important concepts.
Posted in Political Science

Varieties of Police Behavior

Author: James Q. WILSON

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674932111

Category: Political Science

Page: 309

View: 9838

In his new preface to this highly regarded work, James Q. Wilson reviews the ways in which police styles have changed during the past decade, and he explains the reasons for these changes. "Varieties of Police Behavor" remains unsurpassed in delineating the role of the patrolman and the problems he faces because of constraints imposed by law, politics, public opinion, and the expectations of superiors.
Posted in Political Science

Law Enforcement in the United States

Author: James A. Conser,Rebecca Paynich,Terry E. Gingerich,Terry Gingerich

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763799386

Category: Law

Page: 488

View: 6218

Law Enforcement, Policing, & Security
Posted in Law

Organizational Behavior in Health Care

Author: Nancy Borkowski,Professor School of Health Professions University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham Alabama Nancy Borkowski

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763782319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 420

View: 1133

Organizational Behavior in Health Care was written to assist those who are on the frontline of the industry everyday healthcare managers who must motivate and lead very diverse populations in a constantly changing environment. Designed for graduate-level study, this book introduces the reader to the behavioral science literature relevant to the study of individual and group behavior, specifically in healthcare organizational settings. Using an applied focus, it provides a clear and concise overview of the essential topics in organizational behavior from the healthcare manager s perspective. Organizational Behavior in Health Care examines the many aspects of organizational behavior, such as individuals perceptions and attitudes, diversity, communication, motivation, leadership, power, stress, conflict management, negotiation models, group dynamics, team building, and managing organizational change. Each chapter contains learning objectives, summaries, case studies or other types of activities, such as, self-assessment exercises or evaluation."
Posted in Business & Economics

Every Officer Is a Leader

Coaching Leadership, Learning and Performance in Justice, Public Safety, and Security Organizations

Author: Terry D. Anderson,Kenneth D. Gisborne,Keneth Gisborne Cpp,Patrick Holliday,Patrick Holliday Ma

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 141202529X

Category: Education

Page: 436

View: 2181

The authors present a new and powerfully recast second edition of this bestselling book that equips justice and public safety leaders to self-assess and develop validated leadership competencies.
Posted in Education

Health Organizations

Author: James A. Johnson,Caren C. Rossow

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284151964

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

View: 9144

Health Organizations explores theories of organization and knowledge of organization behavior in ways that foster change in productive and sustainable ways resulting in better outcomes. Readers will learn systematic planned approaches for organization development and team building and by examining power, influence, conflict, motivation, and leadership in the context of health service delivery.
Posted in Business & Economics

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: An Applied Approach

Author: Michael G. Aamodt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305118421

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

View: 886

Striking a balance between research, theory, and application, the eighth edition of INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN APPLIED APPROACH helps students discover the relevance of industrial/organizational psychology in everyday life through practical application. The book guides students in analyzing topics such as resume writing, interview survival, job description authoring, performance appraisal, employment law, job satisfaction, work motivation, and leadership. Humor, case studies, real-world examples, and a friendly writing style make the book both readable and interesting. Numerous charts, tables, flowcharts, and exercises help students conceptualize complex issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Psychology

Law Enforcement Operations and Management

Author: Marilyn D. McShane,Franklin P. Williams

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780815325086

Category: Political Science

Page: 416

View: 3329

Posted in Political Science