Management Styles

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Management Styles Discuss the three types of management styles that are reviewed in your course materials (Scientific Management, Human Relations Management, and Systems Management). Which style do you believe would be the most effective to use in the criminal justice system? What are disadvantages of the other two management styles? Should all three components (police, courts, and corrections) use the same type of management style? According to (Peak 2007) administration is management and supervision; it takes both in order to organize a group of people working toward a common goal. Administration in order to be considered good has to be able to build a relationship with the group that focuses on the best way to get the job done that…show more content…
This approach recognizes the importance of the individual as well as the organization in order to reach the desired goal. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is simply stating that people are motivated by an unfulfilled need and people will work extra hard to fill a need that has not been met. McGregor’s X and Y theory of human motivation is that the average person dislike work and will avoid it whenever possible therefore an organization need a leader that can use authority when necessary, but on the other hand make the job satisfying so the workers will be committed to the organization .Blake and Mouton’s managerial grid represents the production and performance goal as well as the concern for human feelings .An employer must have concern for the people as well as the job (Peak 2007) Which style do you believe would be the most effective to use in the criminal justice system? The style I feel would be most effective in the criminal justice system is System Management because the criminal justice system is made up of component that has a bureaucratic structure. The management of the different departments is characterized by specialization of tasks and duties, goals and qualifications for positions, acting according to rules and regulations, and a hierarchy of authority. Rules and regulations increase the order in which the departments are ran. The

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