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  1. participatory management-involves employees AND inmates in decision making
    (ie inmate council)

    -some COs think this gives inmates too much power

          

  2. bid systemnew CO

          

  3. reward power-respect
    -gains compliance because prisoners respect/ admire the CO

          

  4. crisis centered management-when inmates dictate management activity
    (i.e. Building tenders)
    -inmates hold control

          

  5. bureaucratic model-hierarchal system that emphasizes rules

          

  6. autocratic/authoritarian management-wardens have almost absolute power w/o listening to staff

    -warden had total control over staffing/operating decisions

    -most prisons run this way until recently

          

  7. CO subculture-can result from physical/emotional factors

    1 role conflict
    2 dangerousness of prison
    3 low pay
    4 lack of administrative support
    5 amount/lack of peer support
    6 fam/community support
    7 correctional experience

          

  8. inmate control management-when inmates dictate management activity
    (i.e. Building tenders)
    -inmates hold control

          

  9. burn out-when employee looses interest in job/lethargic

          

  10. cross gender supervision-a reactive rather than proactive management style

    (bad)

          

  11. new bootnew CO

          

  12. referent power-can use rewards to gain inmate compliance
    -can't officially reward inmate but can do unofficial rewards

          

  13. field training officer-physical training
    -'how to training'
    -academic training
    -on the job training

    -COs spend most time w/ inmates

          

  14. expert power-special abilities/skills
    (i.e. subject specific officer, like recreation officer)

          

  15. shift lag symptoms-psychological effects of shift work/ impair performance

          

  16. role conflictwhen CO becomes experienced/less naive

          

  17. 30 second rule-inmate must express what they want in 30 seconds or else may be trying to manipulate CO

          

  18. con-wise-can result from physical/emotional factors

    1 role conflict
    2 dangerousness of prison
    3 low pay
    4 lack of administrative support
    5 amount/lack of peer support
    6 fam/community support
    7 correctional experience

          

  19. shared powers management-when inmates dictate management activity
    (i.e. Building tenders)
    -inmates hold control

          

  20. administration/management5 basic functions

    1 planning (avoiding crisis situations)
    2 organizing (movement/feeding inmates)
    3 staffing (need trained staff)
    4 leading
    5 controlling (need to maintain control over staff AND inmates)

          

  21. management styles-respect
    -gains compliance because prisoners respect/ admire the CO

          

  22. training-physical training
    -'how to training'
    -academic training
    -on the job training

    -COs spend most time w/ inmates

          

  23. shift lag-can result from physical/emotional factors

    1 role conflict
    2 dangerousness of prison
    3 low pay
    4 lack of administrative support
    5 amount/lack of peer support
    6 fam/community support
    7 correctional experience

          

  24. hawthorne effect- workers will perform at a higher level when they know someone is interested in them

          

  25. CO stress-can result from physical/emotional factors

    1 role conflict
    2 dangerousness of prison
    3 low pay
    4 lack of administrative support
    5 amount/lack of peer support
    6 fam/community support
    7 correctional experience

          

  26. legitimate power-formal authority to take charge over inmates
    -COs job is to enforce rules

          

  27. coercive power-can use rewards to gain inmate compliance
    -can't officially reward inmate but can do unofficial rewards

          

  28. CO duty positions-have variety of duty posts/jobs
    (i.e. cell block, yard, perimeter, relief, industrial shop, etc)

          

  29. base of CO power-can use rewards to gain inmate compliance
    -can't officially reward inmate but can do unofficial rewards