This course is a survey of important personnel issues inherent to organizations and, especially, to criminal justice organizations. Problems, procedures and solutions to common personnel issues will be explored.
Apply theories of Organizational Effectiveness to the management of criminal justice personnel.
Define Organizational Effectiveness.
Review several methods for exerting control in an organizational setting.
Identify the elements of managing by objective (MBO).
Explore the differences between bureaucratic and agile organizations.
Motivation and Empowerment
Analyze the role of trust in personnel issues.
Analyze the implications of empowerment and delegation in a criminal justice organization.
Define the components of empowerment.
Apply theories of motivation to managing criminal justice personnel.
Define motivation and empowerment and understand the similarities and differences between the two.
Explain what values do for and to us.
Identify your core values.
Describe how people acquire and change values.
Explain the nature and importance of human values in the workplace.
Personnel Supervision and Evaluation
Differentiate between problem employees and problem situations.
Consider various disciplinary actions.
Review types of problem employees.
Apply guidelines for supervision and evaluation to managing criminal justice personnel.
Define models of employee supervision.
Examine strategies for socialization.
Identify socialization issues in police and correctional agencies and in community expectations.
Discuss problems in the socialization process.
Identify the socialization process - stages and models of influence.
Define organizational culture.
Define occupational socialization.
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