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An organizational approach to correctional effectiveness

Kevin N. Wright

An organizational approach to correctional effectiveness

by Kevin N. Wright

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Published by Pilgrimage Press in Jonesboro, Tenn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Corrections.,
    • Corrections -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 78-83.

      StatementKevin N. Wright.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9275 .W74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination83 p. ;
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4457931M
      ISBN 100932930107
      LC Control Number79120907
      OCLC/WorldCa5751811

      organizational assessment and direction are not possible unless there is an adequate frame of reference. This essay attempts to provide the manager with such a frame of reference. It presents a model of the organizational realm that can serve as a guide to organizational diagnosis and as a matrix for evaluating and selecting the techniques and. The author and two colleagues used the current data set to examine the impact of promotional opportunities, job performance feedback, and organizational fairness on correctional staff organizational commitment (Lambert, Hogan, & Barton, ). Organizational fairness was defined as how fairly employees perceived being treated by the organization.

      Organizational Structures. The first major theme commonly seen in the various definitions of the word “organization” has to do with structure How an organization functions in terms of what happens both within the organization itself and within its external we talk about how organizations are structured, we are talking primarily about how they function in terms of what. This OpenStax resource aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. The text presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture. An array of recurring features engages students in entrepreneurial thinking, managing change, using tools/technology, and responsible.

        This book is not a leadership book, per se, but rather a book about leadership's role in influencing organizational culture. Schein provides many useful cases to help illustrate his theories. That said, this book isn't for everyone but for the practitioner it's ve This is a must-read for anyone seriously interested in organizational behavior/5(47). Researchers of criminal behavior are taking a more data-driven approach to community corrections. Rather than focusing solely on professional experience or anecdotal successes — key factors that often drive public policy in social services — they are identifying evidence-based practices that rely on empirical research and produce measurable outcomes.


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