NEW TO THIS EDITION:
- More information on the management of the judiciary and community corrections
- Additional discussion of contingency theory and how criminal justice management must remain flexible in dealing with outside forces
- An examination of employee turnover, its causes, and how to deal with it
- Thorough discussion of training opportunities and the impact of college education
- New text boxes highlighting important figures in the field
This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice, covering their organizational environments; the processes of leadership, management, and decision-making; organizational communications; staffing and training; planning and budgeting; and organizational development and controlled change. It acquaints the readers with the historical developments and application of a wide range of managerial theories, principles, and problems of managing criminal justice organizations.
Students in the criminal justice field.