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ERIC Number: ED160940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 19
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Reference Count: 0
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Problems of Conducting Research in Organizations: The Case of Police Departments.
Lefkowitz, Joel
This paper presents a description of police research problems in such fashion that it could be generalized to other types of organizations. A two-dimensional taxonomy of problems in conducting psychological research in police departments is discussed. The first dimension concerns generality-uniqueness of the problem, relative to formal organizations in general, and includes common problems, similar problems, and unique problems. The second dimension discusses the source of the problem, and includes: (1) nature of the psychologist-researcher; (2) nature of the police officer; (3) nature of the psychologist-police officer interaction; and (4) nature of the police organization and police role. (Author/JLL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Language: English
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