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Correctional Leadership A Cultural Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0534574297

ISBN-13: 9780534574291

Edition: 2003

Authors: Stan Stojkovic, Mary Ann Farkas

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CORRECTIONAL LEADERSHIP examines how organizational culture is related to effective correctional leadership. It highlights the importance of changing trends in corrections, specifically institutional corrections. The text also illustrates the advantages of viewing the operations of prisons in various ways for successful adaptation to changing political, economic, and social environments of the outside world. This text shows why leadership is a central factor in prison effectiveness.
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List price: $216.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 9/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Stan Stojkovic (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is Professor of Criminal Justice and Dean in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where he has taught since 1983. His primary teaching responsibilities and interests are in the areas of corrections, public administration, philosophy, delinquency, and criminology. His major research interest is in the area of correctional administration. He has authored or co-authored several other textbooks in addition to CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTIONS: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, including an introductory text on corrections with Rick Lovell. He has been a presenter at professional conferences, and his essays and…    

Mary Ann Farkas is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University. She teaches Corrections; Correctional Management and Policy Analysis; Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice; and Research Methods and Program Evaluation in the Criminology and Law Studies major. Her research interests are sex offender laws, policies and practices, women and crime, and correctional administration. She has recently published THE DILEMMA OF THE SEXUAL OFFENDER with Dr. George Palermo. In addition, she is an instructor in the California Leadership Institute for the California Department of Corrections.

Preface
Correctional Leadership and Organizational Culture
Correctional Leadership and Organizational Culture
Leadership and Corrections
Leadership Defined
Defining Organizational Culture
Leadership and Organizational Culture: The Nexus
Leadership and Corrections: Concluding Comments
Case Scenario: What Is a Prison Leader?
References
Culture: Theoretical and Organizational Issues
Organizational and Management Theories
Structural Perspectives
The Behavioral Perspective
The Integrative Perspective
The Cognitive Perspective
The Transformational Perspective
Organizational and Management Theories: Concluding Comments
An Integrated Approach to Organizational Culture
Case Scenario: Leadership--Motivation and Culture
References
Correctional Culture
The Unitary Cultural Model
Typologies of Officers
The Three-Cultures Model
Where Do We Go from Here?--Three Cultures and Beyond
Correctional Values and Vision: The Importance of Culture
Visionary Leadership, Correctional Culture, and the Environment: An Optimistic View
Case Scenario: No Place for Social Workers
References
Correctional Culture: Officers, Managers, and Leaders
Correctional Officers and Their Culture
The Formal Component of Corrections
The Official Mission
Recruitment, Selection, and Formal Training
Rank Structure and Hierarchical Chain of Command
Correctional Work and Unions
Dimensions of the Correctional Officer Culture
Danger and Uncertainty
Establishing and Expressing Authority
Correctional Work as "People Work"
Orientation and Relations with Inmates
Relations with Coworkers
Relations with Management
Correctional Officers: Focal Concerns
Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity
Job Stress
Job Satisfaction and Motivational Issues
Employee Turnover--Problems with Retention
Case Scenario: Correctional Officers' Relations with Inmates
References
Correctional Leaders: The Administrator Culture
Dimensions of Correctional Administrator Culture
Organizational Uncertainty
Policies and Procedures
Defining a Mission: Diverse Expectations and Limited Resources
Leadership and Conflict Management
Correctional Leadership: Focal Concerns
Correctional Leadership and Politics
Leadership, Management, and the Unions
Cultivating Leaders Within the Civil Service System
Correctional Leadership and the Public
Correctional Administrator Culture and Organizational Culture
Leadership and Organizational Culture: Why Should Leaders Lead?
Limitations to Correctional Leadership
The Importance of a Correctional Vision and Mission Statement
Correctional Leadership: What Are the Values of the Leader?
Sending the Message: What Correctional Leadership Is All About
Case Scenario: Who Provides Correctional Treatment?
References
Creating, Transmitting, and Transforming Correctional Culture
How Correctional Leaders Create Correctional Culture
Correctional Values: Whose Values Are Right?
Correctional Leadership by Example
Transmitting Culture: Working Together
Transmitting Values and the Correctional Vision
Transforming Culture in Prison
Value Wars: Whose Values Are Wrong?
The Relevance of Transforming Prison Culture
Cultural Transformation and the Three Cultures in Prison
Visionary Correctional Leadership and Transforming Culture
Cultural Change and Organizational Politics
Correctional Culture: A Concluding Comment
Case Scenario: Prisoner Litigation and Differing Prison Cultures
References
Correctional Leadership and the Future
Correctional Leadership: The 21st Century
Strategies for Correctional Success: The 21st Century
The Importance of Values and Vision
Employee Empowerment
Correctional Leadership and Strategic Planning
Correctional Leadership and Organizational Culture: A Comment on Diversity
Obstacles and Future Considerations for Correctional Leaders
Private Involvement and Public Concerns: The Future of Corrections
Governors, Legislatures, Unions, and Correctional Leadership
Policy and Research Considerations
Correctional Leadership: Scenarios and Concluding Comments
Case Scenario: Correctional Leadership and Politics
References
Index