dic 5

  
For most organizations, change is inevitable, and criminal justice organizations are no different. Consider for a moment the following situation:
The new building to house several criminal justice organizations has just been completed. You are the director of one of several criminal justice organizations being housed in the new building. The day after you and your employees move into the new work space, you are handed a memo from the mayor’s office outlining a series of organizational changes that are to occur in your organization. Some of the changes are minor, whereas others are significant and include changes to the hierarchy within the organization. As the director of this criminal justice organization, this call for change might seem sudden and unexpected. You might be surprised to know that there are probably specific reasons for change and a driving force behind the push toward change. Change might come as the result of turmoil within the organization, an outcry from the community you serve, or legislative reform movements. Perhaps your organization needs to change to keep pace with societal or technological changes. As director of the organization, you need to know how change will be implemented, who will be in charge, and what happens if everyone does not embrace the change.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
—Woodrow Wilson
 
As the quote above implies, people do not often appreciate or even welcome change. This is true of employees in the context of organizational change as well. When trying to implement organizational change, criminal justice managers may encounter employees who are resistant. Resistance to change poses a major threat to successful organizational change. As a result, criminal justice managers must be familiar with strategies to address resistance to change in order to move forward. As you review the readings for this week, think about how organizational change not only affects organizations but also criminal justice employees.
 
 
 
Think about sources of resistance to change within criminal justice organizations.

 
Consider strategies that criminal justice managers might use to address and overcome resistance to change within their organizations.
Chapter 14
Article: McGarrell, E. F., Chermak, S., Wilson, J. M., & Corsaro, N. (2006). Reducing homicide through a “lever-pulling” strategy. Justice Quarterly, 23(2), 214 – 231.
Use the ProQuest Central database, and search using the article’s title.
Article: Redlich, A. D., Steadman, H. J., Monahan, J., Clark Robbins, P., & Petrila, J. (2006). Patterns of practice in mental health courts: A national survey.Law and Human Behavior, 30, 347 – 362.
Use the ProQuest Central database, and search using the article’s title.

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
dic 5
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our Guarantees

Money-back Guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism Guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision Policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy Policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation Guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more
AllEscortAllEscort