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Document 027956
Women Matters 2013 – Gender Diversity in Top Management: Moving Corporate Culture, Moving Boundaries
By Devillard, Sandrine; Sandra Sancier-Sultan; Werner, Charlotte. McKinsey & Company (New York, NY).
Leaders at all levels in corrections should read this report. It will help you to understand what motivates female personnel and inform you on strategies to utilize in addressing their needs. This report has sections that explain: the case for change—the slow pace of change, leaky pipelines, and reasons for the slow progress; what women want—high ambition … but a confidence issue; corporate culture matters—collective drivers make a difference, and addressing three key elements of corporate cultu... Read More
20 pages
Document 028496
A Portrait of Boundary Violations: Former Female Employees of Corrections Who Have Established a Relationship With an Inmate
By Jones, Susan J..
"The correctional profession struggles to prevent boundary violating behavior by correctional employees with inmates. Examples of boundary violations that have occurred in correctional institutions include aiding an inmate in an escape, providing weapons to inmates, and engaging in sexual contact with an inmate. Any type of boundary violating behavior between an inmate and an employee has the potential of threatening the stability of the institution as well as creating a public safety risk. This... Read More
349 pages
Document 027649
Workplace Harassment by Law Enforcement and Correctional Supervisors: Part 1--Sexual Harassment [and] Part 2--Racial and Other Forms of Harassment
Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE) Law Enforcement Legal Center (Chicago, IL).
"Protecting employees against workplace harassment is an important obligation of law enforcement and correctional agencies as employers. Harassment is a corrosive element in an agency’s functioning, can undermine morale, and unfairly subjects hard-working employees to daily torments that add to the burdens and responsibilities that they have to cope with to effectively do their job. Additionally, as has long been clear, workplace harassment on the basis of sex or race, as well as other protected... Read More
16 pages
Document 019642
Supervisory Leadership for Women in Corrections [Participant's Manual]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
Participants will assess their personal leadership styles and set specific goals for a career development plan during this 36-hour course. Five sections comprise this manual: leadership -- self-mastery, network relationships, and positive politics; our dragons -- feedback; relationships, power, and leadership; expanding our world view -- learn, change and grow; and returning renewed and refreshed.... Read More
142 p.
Document 018781
Assessment of NIC's Executive Leadership Training for Women
By Stinchcomb, Jeanne B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. (Naples, FL).
Findings from a report which "assesses the outcome of the training [program] in terms of the leadership-related behaviors of participants" are presented (p. 4). This evaluation contains the following sections: executive summary; background; program description; research design; findings according to -- overview of participant training manual, analysis of participant program evaluations, on-site observations of researchers, focus group feedback, and survey results; and conclusions and recomm... Read More
113 p.
Document 015235
Managing Conflict in the Workplace [Satellite/Internet Broadcast on April 7, 1999]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
Among the more difficult challenges existing within personnel management is conflict resolution. This videoconference focuses upon managing conflict in a correctional setting. The panel of experts presents information on the history of workplace conflict, how to identify potential and actual sources of conflict, strategies for agencies to manage workplace conflict and prevent or reduce litigation, methods for agencies to assess their effectiveness in managing conflict, and resources for furt... Read More
1 DVD (120 min.)
Document 003287
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1997
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Attended by about 70 administrators of the largest jail systems in the country, this meeting focused on two topics: 1) the use of technology in the jail setting; and 2) sexual misconduct of staff. The highlights addressed the following issues: 21st century technology and its application to local jail information and operational needs; innovative technology applications for internal problems; benefits of technology for inter-government decision-making; identifying and dealing with staff sexual mi... Read More
115 p.
Document 014055
Parallel Perceptions: Gender, Job Enrichment and Job Satisfaction Among Correctional Officers in Women's Jails
By Stohr, Mary K.; Mays, G. Larry; Lovrich, Nicholas P.; Gallegos, Amanda M.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The available research, presented in this document, comparing men and women in correctional occupations suggests that they tend to be more alike than different in their job behaviors and in their perceptions of the workplace. An important difference was discovered. Female staff bring more of a social service orientation to their work than do male staff, coinciding with the movement toward a human service model for corrections work.... Read More
24 p.
Document 012849
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1995
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This report on the proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting includes the following approaches to staffing issues: recruitment, hiring and selection, training and performance appraisals, procedures for discipline, current trends in employee relations and sexual harassment, and dealing with unions.... Read More
41 p.
Document 006806
Cross-Gender Supervision - Denver, CO - August 12-13, 1988 (Draft, participant manual)
National Institute of Corrections National Academy of Corrections (Boulder, CO).
Objectives of this pilot course include: identifying administrative, supervisory, line staff and inmate perspectives on cross-gender supervision; identifying potential barriers to increased cross-gender assignments from other custody staff; identifying inmates' perspective on cross-gender supervision; defining sexual harassment and discrimination; and emphasizing the need for an effective sexual harassment grievance procedure.... Read More
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