Read the scenario, Off the Rails: A Troubled Criminal Justice Agency.
Write a 700 to 1,050 word paper assessing the situation at the detention center. Include a discussion of the following questions:
- How does the lack of leadership from the chief executive affect an organization? Can other sources provide leadership?
- Who are the constituents of the detention center? How are they affected by the situation?
- What is the result when supervisors focus on processes instead of people?
- What trends found in Ch. 3 of Managing Police Organizations should the detention center embrace? How would you go about implementing them?
- What does the research on leadership described in Ch. 7 of Criminal Justice Organizations suggest needs to change at the detention center? What attributes of leaders are suggested?