The best visioning and strategic planning can fall apart if there is no consideration given
to succession planning. No one lives forever. What are some critical measures a leader
should take to insure continuity of quality services despite changes in admi
March 13, 2012
Unit #3 - Week #8 - Assignment #1
Juvenile Probation Administrator's Desktop Guide
Chapter 10: Automated Information Systems in Juvenile Probation - Pat Torbet
According to the author, Pat Torbet,
Automation is the too
March 6, 2012
Unit #3 - Week #7 - Assignment #2
Chapter 8, Management of Human Resources, concludes with the following statement
"As we daily manage our juvenile probation departments, may we long remember the
words of Goe
March 5, 2012
Unit #3- Week #7- Assignment #1
In Chapter 4, Leadership and Management, the authors, Pace and Matlock, outline their
Models of Leadership that they have divided into the following categories:
The Trait Approach
February 27, 2012
Unit #3 - Week #6 - Assignment #2
In Chapter 3,Organization Matters the author, Doug Thomas states, that,
"When one thinks of juvenile probation, one usually thinks of one or more of the
disciplines associated with
February 27, 2012
Unit #3 - Week #6 - Assignment #1
In Chapter 2, Principles of Public Administration, the author, Douglas W. Thomas argues
"The traditional path towards administration in juvenile justice agencies rarely involv
As we have discovered in this Week's Scenario, thinking critically about statistics may
be essential to performing your job.
In your current workplace:
Who needs these skills?
Who is required to evaluate research or reports that contain statistics?
If you were to find yourself in a new supervisory position and you become aware that
some of your staff have a backlog of work while others seem to have nothing to do at
times, how would you go about pinpointing and resolving the problem?
I would first me
Some managers' approach to utilizing information technology is to "call in the technoguys to set us up with something new." What do you see as a problem with this approach?
In the workplace we rely on timely, complete, and accurate information in order to
What are some ways a manager or leader can ensure that his or her staff members are
taking full advantage of continuing education opportunities?
There are many different ways that a manager or leader can ensure that his or her staff
members are taking ful
How can a leader determine a staff member's capabilities and potential and instill in that
individual a desire to perform at a high standard?
As a leader there are different ways to determine a staff members capabilities and
potential. A persons capabilit
How do effective communication skills play into a leader's ability to secure adequate
resources for his or her department or agency?
Leadership communication skills are a vital part of a leaders ability to secure adequate
resources for his or her departme
How is a leader to assess whether or not his or her department or agency is meeting
the expectations of those it serves?
Customer service is very important and strategies must be tailored to target each
individual client. Great Customer service will gener
Do you feel that the quality of the justice system is improved with the continued increase
of "essential components" or that quality is compromised by the involvement of too many
I feel that the quality of the justice system could
This question is specifically about the court system. Courts today serve a multitude of
purposes. In your opinion, what is the most important purpose that a court must fulfill and
how does the quality of court management effect the achievement of that pur