Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement / Edition 2

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Overview

Organizational behavior and management in law enforcement was written to help today's police managers develop behavioral and social skills to deal effectively with a rapidly changing community and the new breed of police officer. The modern police executive must integrate each member of the organization into the managerial process so the organization can improve both its internal and external adaptive capabilities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131181014
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/15/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 8.14 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Police management : evolving strategies 1
2 Dynamics of management : managers and organizational behavior 29
3 Personality : understanding the complexity of human behavior in the organization 54
4 Beliefs, values, and attitudes : determinants of human behavior 74
5 Motivation : the force behind behavior 111
6 Stress in organizational life : its nature, causes, and control 145
7 Groups and the group process : human dynamics at work 180
8 Power : its nature and use 216
9 Decision-making : the essential element in applied management 239
10 Managerial communication : the vital process 271
11 Leadership : the integrative variable 300
12 Change : coping with organizational life 344
13 Conflict : nature, causes, and management 366
14 Developing the organization : techniques for improving performance 389
15 Managerial issues : considerations for resolution 409
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