The Effective Corrections Manager: Correctional Supervision for the Future / Edition 2

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Effective management is essential to the stability and safety of correctional facilities. The Effective Corrections Manager: Correctional Supervision for the Future, Second Edition provides current information on management and supervision, and offers practical advice based on direct experience. Managing a correctional agency hinges on effectively recruiting, training, directing, and motivating people. This book teaches readers how to be successful in those endeavors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763733117
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 9/13/2004
  • Edition description: 2E
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 500
  • Sales rank: 1,396,008
  • Product dimensions: 8.43 (w) x 10.38 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Evolving in a changing environment 3
2 Is corrections really different? 11
3 The nature of supervision : corrections and everywhere 25
4 Definitions, titles, and other intangibles 37
5 The basic management functions 47
6 Delegation : how to form the habit 63
7 Time management : expanding the day without stretching the clock 85
8 Self-management and personal supervisory effectiveness 103
9 Interviewing : the hazardous hiring process 123
10 The one-to-one relationship 141
11 Leadership : style and substance 155
12 Organizational communication : looking up, down, and laterally 169
13 Motivation : intangible forces working for and against management 181
14 Performance appraisal : cornerstone of employee development 193
15 Criticism and discipline : guts, tact, and justice 219
16 The problem employee and employee problems 235
17 The supervisor and the human resource department 251
18 Ethics and ethical standards 269
19 Decisions, decisions 289
20 Managing change : resistance is where you find it 305
21 Communication : not by spoken word alone 315
22 How to arrange and conduct effective meetings 329
23 Budgeting : annual task and year-long implications 341
24 Quality and productivity : sides of the same coin 359
25 Teams, team building, and teamwork 369
26 Methods improvement : making work - and life - easier 389
27 Reengineering and reduction in force 411
28 Training and continuing education 427
29 The supervisor and the law 439
30 Unions : building constructive relationships 457
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