Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement

ISBN-10: 0135071526

ISBN-13: 9780135071526

Edition: 3rd 2012

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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 Managementshowing 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 organizationThis book is for professionals in law enforcement that hold these positions: Chief, Assistant Chief, Commander, Major, Captain, Lieutenant, Watch Commander, Sheriff, and Assistant Sheriff.
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List price: $153.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/11/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Police Organization: Evolving Strategies
Dynamics of Management: Managers and Organizational Behavior
Leadership: the Integrative Variable
Personality: Understanding the Complexity of Human Behavior in the Organization
Beliefs, Values, and Attitudes: Determinants of Human Behavior
Motivation: the Force Behind Behavior
Stress in Organizational Life: Its Nature, Causes, and Control
Conflict: Nature, Causes, and Management
Decision-Making: the Essential Element in Applied Management
Power: Nature and Use
Communication: the Vital Process
Groups and Team Work: Human Dynamics at Work
Change: Coping with Organizational Life
Performance-Based Management: Guiding Principles
Developing Effective Organizations: Techniques for Improving Performance
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