For this unit’s Complete assignment, write a comprehensive scholarly essay (minimum 1500 words) in which you analyze, explain, and apply these concepts in the context of a criminal justice organizational issue. You must incorporate and cite, using correct APA citation format, at least four different scholarly research sources. Be sure your essay demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections from this unit. In-line citations must be used in the body of your essay, and all research sources must be fully cited at the conclusion of your essay. Correct APA citation formats must be used.
The following elements should be included in your essay:
Criminal Justice organizations must remain aware of their environments both internally and externally. Successful leaders constantly monitor the political environment that can influence their organizations. Provide an example of a potential event or issue which might significantly change the environment of an organization. This event can be either man made or naturally occurring. Develop a plan for responding to this change. The following elements or concepts should be included in your plan proposal:
• Summarize the hypothetical event that a criminal justice leader must respond to. Provide sufficient details to describe the nature of the issue or event.
• Describe the agency environment before the event or issue occurred. Discuss how the event might change the agency’s environment.
• Discuss specific ways that the managers or leaders might manage the issue or event. This could include policy changes or staffing adjustments.
• Leaders must use effective communication to direct their organizations. What methods would you utilize to effectively communicate both internally and externally to your organization when responding to this event.
• Discuss what types of technology would be most effective in communicating during this event.
• Discuss what barriers to effective communication you might encounter and how you would overcome these barriers.