Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement / Edition 2

Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement / Edition 2

by Harry W. More, W. Fred Wegener, Gennaro F. Vito, William F. Walsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131181017

ISBN-13: 9780131181014

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This absolutely outstanding book overcomes the obstacles and impediments that beset so many others in the field of police management. Its clear, concise presentation and realistic and very thorough overview of contemporary law enforcement organizations and managerial issues make this a tightly written book that manages to cover all the relevant major topics in

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This absolutely outstanding book overcomes the obstacles and impediments that beset so many others in the field of police management. Its clear, concise presentation and realistic and very thorough overview of contemporary law enforcement organizations and managerial issues make this a tightly written book that manages to cover all the relevant major topics in contemporary law enforcement management; its appealing and straightforward style will be appreciated by all users.

Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement includes chapters on personality, values, groups, power, decision-making, conflict, change, and organization development. Case studies put this book above all others in the field.

For professionals in law enforcement that hold these positions: Chief, Assistant Chief, Commander, Major, Captain, Lieutenant, Watch Commander, Sheriff, and Assistant Sheriff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131181014
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

1Police management : evolving strategies1
2Dynamics of management : managers and organizational behavior29
3Personality : understanding the complexity of human behavior in the organization54
4Beliefs, values, and attitudes : determinants of human behavior74
5Motivation : the force behind behavior111
6Stress in organizational life : its nature, causes, and control145
7Groups and the group process : human dynamics at work180
8Power : its nature and use216
9Decision-making : the essential element in applied management239
10Managerial communication : the vital process271
11Leadership : the integrative variable300
12Change : coping with organizational life344
13Conflict : nature, causes, and management366
14Developing the organization : techniques for improving performance389
15Managerial issues : considerations for resolution409

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