Police Manager

ISBN-10: 1593452667
ISBN-13: 9781593452667
Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: This book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral aspects of police management,  More...

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Book details

List price: $42.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

This book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral aspects of police management, functional aspects of police management, and modern police management: major issues-it introduces the reader to a broad range of topics with which all police managers should be familiar. Chapters include objectives, figures, charts and discussion questions. Six appendices contain sample police department forms and documents.

Preface
The Nature of Organizations
Types of Organizations
Common Characteristics of All Organizations
Organizational Environments
Preliminary Principles for Peons
Viewing Organizations
The Nature of Communication in Organizations
Myths and Misconceptions about Communication in Organizations
Organizational Communication Defined
Components of Communication
Functions of Communication in Organizations
Organizational Communication Networks
Formal Communication Flow and Impact
Nonverbal Behavior and Communication
Significance of Nonverbal Communication in Organizations
Functions of Nonverbal Messages
Categories of Nonverbal Messages
Immediacy and Organizational Communication
Administration, Supervision, and Communication
Supervisors' Duties: Subordinates� Views
Why Aren't Managers Doing Their Jobs?
To Supervise or to Administer? That Is the Question
What Kind of Manager Do You Have?
Barriers to Effective Communication
Climate Control
Status
Communication Overload
Defensiveness
Personality, Temperament, and Communication Traits
Personality and Temperament
Temperament/Personality and Communication
Communication Traits
Sociocommunicative Orientations and Styles
Organizational Orientations and Communication Traits
Organizational Orientations
Personality Types
Organizational Orientations and Temperament
Organizational Orientations, Temperament, and Communication Traits
Organizational Orientations, Temperament, and Organizational Outcomes
Perceptions of People in Organizations
Source Credibility
Interpersonal Attractiveness
Homophily
Approaches to Management
Early Orientations
Leadership Approaches
The Ideal Leader?
Management Communication Styles and Decision Making
Decision Making and Communication
Why Managers Select One MCS over Another
Identifying the MCS
Power and Status
Nature of Status
Status Symbols
Communication and Status
Power
From the Peon's Perspective
Organizational Culture
Defining Culture
Culture and Communication
Cultural Terminology
Organizations and Cultures
Ethnocentrism
Communication and Change
Why People Resist Change in Organizations
Informal Communication Network Roles
Innovativeness: The Willingness to Adopt
Introducing Change
Six Conditions Necessary for Successful Change
Disagreement, Conflict, and Groupthink
Disagreement and Conflict
Tolerance for Disagreement
Conflict Prevention
Conflict Management
Groupthink: Too Much Agreement for the Good of the Organization
Effective Supervisory and Subordinate Relationships
Why Some Do Not Survive: 10 Common Communication Mistakes
How to Survive: Common Communication Strategies for Survival
Discrimination and Pseudodiscrimination
The Need for Discrimination
The Evils of Discrimination
Making Evaluations Work (For You)
Staying Out of Trouble: The Peon Perspective
Dealing with Pseudodiscrimination and Diversity
When All Else Fails … Get Out
Reasons for Leaving
On-the-job Legal Issues
Filing a Complaint
Job Hunting
The Process of Separation
The Exit Interview
The Transition to a New Job
Index

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