Management Principles Of Public And Nonprofit Organizations

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This semester we had the opportunity to explore management principles in public and nonprofit organizations. We learned a range of concepts, theories, models and techniques related to organizational and management theory, supervision, communication, ethics, and a multitude of perspectives within organizations and society. The concepts that were stressed by Lee G. Bolman & Terrence E. Deal (2013) in Reframing Organization was the structural, human resource, political and symbolic aspects of organizational behavior. (Bolman & Deal 2013). Exploring these organizational structures have made me evaluate my own organization and I want to present in my paper some of the concepts that we learned this semester and relate them to my experiences I…show more content…
This case ultimately set the precedent of how the IDJJ facilities would operate under the Consent Decree. There were six IYC facilities IYC-Chicago, Harrisburg, Kewanee, Pere Marquette, St. Charles, and Warrenville. In 2016, IYC- Kewanee faced a closure. The state recently closed the facility in 2016 in hopes to save money. Now there are only five IYC juvenile facilities operating under direct supervision of Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice. The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice have been operating for almost eleven years. With IDJJ being a new department, it is established, but there are still some management and organizational issues that are still present within this organization. In prior post, I stated that my organization runs similarly to Henry Mintzberg’s five parts of an organization known as the Mintzberg’s five: the operating core, the strategic apex, the middle line, the technostructure, and the support staff. The operating core represents workers who are on the frontline and are responsible for producing the organization’s services and goods. The strategic apex is the organization’s executive leadership that ensures that operation is running smoothly and is in accordance with policy, procedure, and organizational strategy. The middle line represents middle management. These workers are responsible for supervising staff while taking instruction from the strategic apex. The technostructure is responsible for training, work procedures,
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