Managing Police Organizations

Paperback | February 18, 2013

byPaul M. Whisenand, Jennifer Mccain

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The indispensible guide for leading police personnel to breakthrough performance.

 

Now in its eighth edition, Managing Police Organizations sets the standard for police leadership and management by exploring the relationship between leadership, management, and results. Written for a broad audience, the book focuses on developing character and leadership competencies. Using case studies and structured learning exercises, it seeks to break down constricting operational levels and barriers within police organizations and the communities they serve. The text follows a logical three-part organization and each chapter examines a key challenge for police managers and presents practical ideas and methods police managers can use to successfully lead their agencies toward quality and excellence of service.

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The indispensible guide for leading police personnel to breakthrough performance.   Now in its eighth edition, Managing Police Organizations sets the standard for police leadership and management by exploring the relationship between leadership, management, and results. Written for a broad audience, the book focuses on deve...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.9 inPublished:February 18, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132978318

ISBN - 13:9780132978316

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: DECISIONS


PART I: LEADERSHIP
Chapter 2: Integrity
    Section 1: Values
    Section 2: Ethics
Chapter 3: Vision
Chapter 4: Communications
Chapter 5: Empowerment
Chapter 7: Teamwork
Chapter 6: Well-Being
Chapter 7: Teamwork


PART II: PRINCIPLES
Chapter 8: TIME MANAGEMENT
Chapter 9: PROBLEM EMPLOYEES / PROBLEM BOSSES
Chapter 10: POLITICS
Chapter 11: UNIONS
Chapter 12: BUDGET


PART III: RESULTS
Chapter 13: COMMUNITY- AND PROBLEM-ORIENTED POLICING
Chapter 14: ORGANIZING
Chapter 15: PERFORMANCE


Index