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Dominance and Violence in Correctional Facilities

A correctional facility uses dominance and violence to keep its prisoners under control so that they do not think of committing crimes once they're out of prison. The employees of this facility are unhappy and think it is unethical to use force with prisoners. However, the public is happy, and they feel safer that their prisoners are being kept under control.

To what extent does an agency's dependence on public opinion impede or encourage planned change? Provide an example of a significant research study done in the criminal justice field. How have the results of this research study revolutionized the working of the criminal justice system?

What changes should the management of the above mentioned correctional facility make to keep the employees happy and prevent the public from going against the facility? What are the positive effects of research in the criminal justice profession since the President's Commission in 1967? What are the negative effects?

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To what extent does an agency's dependence on public opinion impede or encourage planned change? Provide an example of a significant research study done in the criminal justice field. How have the results of this research study revolutionized the working of the criminal justice system?

Dependence on public opinion is only a variable in the process of planned change as it can play a factor in the organizational change process but only if it's positive. The role that is played in the scenario provided for the posting is negative as encouraging violent behavior will only ...

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This solution explores criminal justice organizational changes by explaining an agency's dependence on public opinion and also proposes employee changes on the correctional facility. All references used are included.

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