JADM 430 DeVry Midterm Exam



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JADM 430 DeVry Midterm Exam


JADM 430 DeVry Midterm Exam


JADM 430 DeVry Midterm Exam

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Question 1. Question : (TCO 1) The Supreme Court ended a policy by which decisions regarding the operations of prisons were left entirely to prison officials. This policy is known as the _____. :

  • hands-on doctrine
  • period-of-transition doctrine
  • hands-off doctrine
  • reformatory doctrine

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) A theory of leadership based on the premise that different problems and events require a different style of leadership and the most effective leaders have more than one leadership style is known as the _____. :

  • trait theory
  • great man theory
  • contingency theory
  • situation theory

Question 3. Question : (TCO 2) A leadership style that involves immediate, short-run exchanges is called _____. :

  • transactional leadership
  • transformational leadership
  • organizational leadership
  • strategic leadership

Question 4. Question : (TCO 7) Promoting the agency’s vision requires all but which of the following? :

  • Holding a planning session or retreat
  • Leaders sharing information with staff involved in the process
  • Limiting access to the vision statement to only those most trusted employees
  • Developing a written draft of the vision statement

Question 5. Question : (TCO 8) Correctional officer applicants are involved in a highly competitive hiring process. This process requires compliance with which of the following rules? :

  • The rule of thumb
  • The rule of thirds
  • The rule of three
  • The rule of retention

Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) The unity of command involves all but which of the following? :

  • Subordinates should report to only one supervisor
  • Subordinates should report to their choice of supervisors
  • Supervisors have their choice of subordinates
  • Supervisors, regardless of division, have unlimited authority over all subordinates

Question 7. Question : (TCO 5) Effective delegation depends on all but which of the following? :

  • Selecting, defining, clarifying, and organizing the task
  • Selecting the right person for the job
  • Establishing the limits of the delegated authority
  • A relinquishing of all control of the project by the supervisor

Question 8. Question : (TCO 4) Correctional agencies calculate expenditures for salaries, programs, and services using a cost strategy called _____. :

  • incremental costs
  • salary and benefit costs
  • expense-based budgets
  • value-based budget outcomes

Question 9. Question : (TCO 6) For a private firm to operate a prison facility, the company must abide by _____. :

  • the state’s prison propriety agreements
  • the state’s enabling statutes
  • the state’s criminal code statutes
  • a limited number of administrative code statutes

Question 10. Question : (TCO 7) Prison classification systems are committed to all but which of the following? :

  • Ensuring high-risk offenders are properly supervised
  • Determining housing assignments for inmates
  • Matching offenders to appropriate treatments and services
  • Ensuring the success of inmate reentry programs

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Question 1. Question : (TCO 9) Classification systems are an important aspect of correctional services. This is your opportunity to discuss the process by which an objective classification system can be developed. Identify the factors you feel are important in a reliable and fair classification system, and make sure to explain why you feel these considerations will make for a reliable and valid assessment tool. Then indicate how you will convince the warden of the changes you feel are necessary in order to present a highly functioning classification process.

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Provide a detailed overview of both the behavioral and the participative theories of leadership. Identify two of the qualities suggested by Zenger (1985) as identified by the author of your text, and compare these qualities to at least two of the points suggested by the author as benefits of a participative leadership style.