Leadership for Sergeants and Inspectors

Paperback | February 8, 2015

byBryan Boon

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Leadership for Sergeants and Inspectors offers an easily accessible and practical guide to leadership in routine and complex situations across all areas of police work. The need to demonstrate leadership can occur at any moment: in public order situations, community meetings and amongcolleagues at work. Enhancing your leadership skills is an effective way of ensuring that you inspire and motivate others, as well as improving interactions with the wide range of people you will meet over the course of your career, from members of the public to social services and partner agencies.This book discusses leadership and teamwork, as well as other leadership skills, through a series of questions that you might consider within the course of your everyday police work. With clear and concise explanations, the author draws on 30 years' experience as a police officer to bring youdetailed theory and practice across a range of leadership areas, including team work, equality and diversity, delegation, misconduct and discipline, communication, and assertiveness. There are also helpful hints and tips along the way, providing context to leadership issues within policing, as wellas offering examples of leadership skills in practice. The second part of the book amounts to a series of skills checklists, closely aligned to the coverage of the 21 chapters and which you can dip into when immediate help is required. The checklists act as "tool kit" for the busy police officertrying, with perhaps little time ahead, to deal with events efficiently and effectively. Whether you are just embarking on your police career, have been recently promoted, or simply want to refresh your leadership skills, Leadership for Sergeants and Inspectors will support and assist you, helping you to get the best out of your team, your colleagues, and your encounters with members ofthe public.

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Leadership for Sergeants and Inspectors offers an easily accessible and practical guide to leadership in routine and complex situations across all areas of police work. The need to demonstrate leadership can occur at any moment: in public order situations, community meetings and amongcolleagues at work. Enhancing your leadership skills...

Bryan Boon served for 30 years in the Metropolitan Police Service, starting as a constable and retiring as a superintendent. He served mainly in Central and North London, experiencing a wide range of often challenging operational and administrative police duties and, in his last few years of service, he was in charge of the Management ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.52 inPublished:February 8, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198719930

ISBN - 13:9780198719939

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Table of Contents

Leadership - Theory and Practice1. Policing in England and Wales and the Purpose of this Book2. Exploring the Concept of Leadership3. Leadership and Team Work4. Treating People Equally and Valuing Diversity5. Planning6. Delegation7. Problem Solving8. Leaders as Agents of Change (Change Management)9. Motivation10. Misconduct and Discipline11. Communications - General Discussion12. Communications - the Interpersonal Skills13. Positive Communication - Assertiveness14. Communications - Modes of Behaviour and Transactional Analysis15. Communications - Feedback16. Communications - Briefing Skills17. Communications - Debriefing Skills18. Communications - Influencing Skills19. Influencing skills - Report Writing20. Meeting Skills21. Self-development for the Leader and Encouraging Leadership Skills in OthersLeadership - Competence Checklists (Tool-kit)Checklist 1 Leadership SkillsChecklist 2 Team SkillsChecklist 3 Team AuditChecklist 4 Equality and DiversityChecklist 5 PlanningChecklist 6 Planning - SMART ObjectivesChecklist 7 DelegationChecklist 8 Problem SolvingChecklist 9 Problem Solving - Brain-stormingChecklist 10 Change ManagementChecklist 11 Motivation SkillsChecklist 12 Misconduct and DisciplineChecklist 13 Communication SkillsChecklist 14 Interpersonal SkillsChecklist 15 Assertiveness SkillsChecklist 16 Communications FeedbackChecklist 17 Modes of Behaviour and Transactional AnalysisChecklist 18 Briefing SkillsChecklist 19 Debriefing SkillsChecklist 20 Influencing SkillsChecklist 21 Meeting Skills ChecklistChecklist 22 Report Writing SkillsChecklist 23 Self-development Skills for Self and Others