There are three parts to this essay assignment. For the first part, click here to access the organizational chart for Californias Department of Corrections (DOC) and Rehabilitation.
Second, review the organizational charts on pp. 251, 252, 267, and 272 of your textbook (Tables 10-1, 10-2, 10-4, and 10-6). In essay format, compare and contrast the organizational chart examples from the textbook and the organizational chart for Californias DOC by addressing the areas listed below.
1.How might the differences in models contribute to each agencys overall organizational effectiveness?
2.Argue the value of having numerous organizational models for corrections as opposed to having a universal organizational model.
3.Consider what you have learned about the roles and functions of corrections personnel. How might the roles and functions of corrections personnel vary given differing organizational structures? Give specific examples.
For the third and final part of this essay assignment, address the questions below.
1.If you had to choose an organizational structure for corrections that would be universally applied in the United States, regardless of demographic, population, or location, which would you choose for maximum organizational effectiveness, and why? What specific factors do you believe would lead to greater organizational effectiveness?
Your essay should start with a brief introduction.