criminal justice organizations administration and management chapter 1

organization
an entity defined by structure purpose and activity objectives
management
a process where elements of a group are coordinated integrated and utilized to effectively and efficiently achieve organizational objectives
leadership
a process that helps to direct and mobilize people and their ideas with an emphasis on the creation of a vision and inspiring people
public sector
the context within which criminal justice administrators function
open system theory
an approach to understanding organizations as being influenced by their environments
complex goals
situation in which an organization faces many competing and conflicting purposes
complex environment
a situation in which an organization faces many competing and conflicting demands from turbulent external sources
complex internal constituencies
a situation in which criminal justice organizations have multiple and conflicting internal personnel each striving to achieve their own interests and objectives