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ERIC Number: EJ483118
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-9674
Decentralized Management in Prison: A Comparative Case Study.
Farmer, J. Forbes
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v20 n3-4 p117-30 1994
Conducted comparative case study of organizational climates in two prisons Findings from 149 staff members and 442 inmates revealed that flattening organizational structure without decentralizing authority seemed to have negative effects on staff supervisory relations and job satisfaction. Inmates reported better quality of life and more effective staff under flatter unit management structure. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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