Police Leadership / Edition 1

Police Leadership / Edition 1

by Maria R. Haberfeld Ph.D.
     
 

Police Leadership explores leadership theories through the real life experiences of well known police chiefs. Police Leadership provides a template for police leaders on how to look at a given situation, adopt an informed perspective and make the right leadership decision. This book provides a comprehensive examination of a broad

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Police Leadership explores leadership theories through the real life experiences of well known police chiefs. Police Leadership provides a template for police leaders on how to look at a given situation, adopt an informed perspective and make the right leadership decision. This book provides a comprehensive examination of a broad range of organizational leadership theories–including team theory, leader-member exchange theory, transformational theory, style theory, situational theory, contingency theory and path-goal theory. Topics focus on ethics and integrity, demonstrating the central importance to leadership of ethics and integrity. For police leaders–from street-level officers to the highest ranking police chiefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131149717
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/03/2005
Series:
Pearson Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Title Page.

Dedication.

Table of Contents.

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

1. Introduction - The Pentagon of Police Leadership.

2. Integrity, Ethics and Police Leadership.

3. Partnership in a Small Force: Team Theory.

4. In-groups and Community Oriented Policing: Leader-Member Exchange Theory.

5. When the Chief Becomes the Force: Transformational Theory.

6. Parameters for Empowerment and Trust: Style Theory.

7. When the Event is Just Too Much to Handle: Situational Theory.

8. Doing Things Right or Doing the Right Thing: Contingency Theory.

9. Winning Hearts and Minds: Path-Goal Theory.

10. Leadership and Command of the Critical Incident: Psychodynamic Approach.

11. Soliciting and Entertaining 100 Ideas: Skills Approach.

12. Career of Leadership: Trait Approach.

13. Into the Future: Catalytic Mechanisms and Big Hairy Audacious Goals.

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