9781449645465

The Effective Corrections Manager

  • ISBN 13:

    9781449645465

  • ISBN 10:

    1449645461

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/04/2012
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Managing a correctional agency hinges on effectively recruiting, training, directing, and motivating people to provide a stable and safe correctional facility. Providing current information on management and supervision, this Third Edition teaches readers how to be successful in those endeavors, offering practical advice based on direct experience. This is a fascinating read for those involved in either developing their own managerial skills or in teaching others how to be effective supervisors in the corrections environment.Key Features:-Fully revised and updated with new information and additional examples, case studies, and exercises.-New coverage of the evolution of corrections, ethics, and team building.-Chapters include examples and exercises that illustrate and apply the material corrections managers will likely encounter in the field.-Each chapter begins with a short case study drawn from the real world.-Covers all the major management areas required for those entering the field of corrections, including labor-management relations, legal issues, writing, effective delegation, coping with changing environments, and more.Instructor Resources:- Test Bank- PowerPoint Lecture Outlines- Navigate Course Mgr.

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