Chapter 10. The Contribution of Job Simulation Assessment Centres to Organizational Development in HM Prison Service

  1. Adrian Needs and
  2. Graham Towl
  1. Keith Baxter,
  2. Kirstin Davis,
  3. Eliot Franks and
  4. Sonia Kitchen

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693971.ch10

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

How to Cite

Baxter, K., Davis, K., Franks, E. and Kitchen, S. (2004) The Contribution of Job Simulation Assessment Centres to Organizational Development in HM Prison Service, in Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice (eds A. Needs and G. Towl), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693971.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105415

Online ISBN: 9780470693971

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Keywords:

  • prison service;
  • operational manager;
  • job simulation assessment centre;
  • business leaders;
  • organizational development

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Role of the Prison Officer

  • An Overview of the Prison Service's Job Simulation Assessment Centre (JSAC)

  • The Prison Officer JSAC

  • The Senior Officer JSAC

  • Operational Manager JSAC

  • Core Management Skills (CMS)

  • Competenciesr Skillsr Behaviours and Micro-behaviours

  • Research and Development of the JSAC Process

  • Organizational Climate

  • Audit Criteria

  • Predictive Validity

  • Adverse Impact

  • The Role of the JSAC in Human Resource Development and Organizational Change

  • Conclusion