The Effective Corrections Manager: Maximizing Staff Performance in Demanding Times

The Effective Corrections Manager: Maximizing Staff Performance in Demanding Times

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Jones & Bartlett Learning

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The Effective Corrections Manager: Maximizing Staff Performance in Demanding Times

Benefit from the best and latest in today's thinking about management and supervision—and see how to apply it to your challenging work in corrections. This authoritative reference will help you promote proper and effective delegation, make better use of your time, improve communication skills, encourage self-motivation, and prepare budgets. In addition, you'll learn how to more effectively interview job candidates, manage employees, and handle problem personalities. Practical, how-to information addresses every topic you may confront and relates it specifically to the corrections setting.

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ISBN-13: 9780763731724
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 06/01/2003
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 459
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: THE SETTING * Corrections: Is It Really Different? * Management: Definitions, Titles, and Other Intangibles * The Nature of Supervision: Prisons and Everywhere * The Basic Management Functions * THE SUPERVISOR AND SELF * Delegation: How To Form the Habit * Time Management: Expanding the Day Without Stretching the Clock * Self-Management and Personal Supervisory Effectiveness * THE SUPERVISOR AND THE EMPLOYEE * Interviewing: The Hazardous Hiring Process * The One-to-One Relationship * Leadership: Style and Substance * Motivation: Intangible Forces and Slippery Rules * Performance Appraisal: The Supervisor’ s Darkest Hour * Criticism and Discipline: Guts, Tact, and Justice * The Problem Employee and Employee Problems * The Supervisor and the Human Resource Department * THE SUPERVISOR AND THE TASK * Decisions, Decisions * Management of Change: Resistant--Who, Me? * Communication: Not by Spoken Words Alone * How to Conduct Effective Meetings * Budgeting: The Annual Trauma * Quality, Excellence, and Productivity: Old Friends in Modern Times * Methods Improvement: Making Work--and Life--Easier * Training and Continuing Education: Your Employees and You * The Supervisor and the Law * Organizational Communication: Looking Up, Down, and Laterally * Unions: Avoiding Them When Possible and Living With Them When Necessary * Annotated Bibliography

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