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Criminaljustice system communication


Criminaljustice system communication

Criminaljustice is the system of practiceas in government institution whichassist in the social control and upholding the law and hence ultimatereduction of crime in the organization. In this system integrity isone of the important values to the functioning and smooth running ofthe organization. A reduced degree of integrity between the employeeand the manager will result in paralyzed operation in theorganization resulting in losing. Integrity is a virtue which highlyupholds the cooperation of affected stakeholders. Integrity is simplyacting keenly on the moral values, norms, and values accepted by thesociety at large (Cole &amp Gertz, 2014).

Tocontrol integrity violations, there are measures which are taken intoconsideration. These may

includemaintain a good code of conduct and also job rotation in theorganization. By doing this,

theorganization reduces the cases of huge financial loss and ultimateviolation of countries

economyand political system (Cole &amp Gertz, 2014).

Thekey to upholding criminal justice in an organization is goodgovernance and leadership. The

Particularleadership values are applied to particular integrity violation.Leaders in the

theorganization should consider paramount strictness to control fraudand carelessness of

theemployees in the organization and hence reducing conflict in sidelineactivities of the

workers(Cole, Smith &amp Dejong, 2016).

Corruptionis one of the major issue which drawback development in theorganization. This issue

shouldbe addressed to a huge depth and strictness to ensure the smoothrunning of operations in the firm. In simple terms, corruption is theformal deviation from the formal running of the

organization.Corruption is any practice that violates moral norms and behaviors inthe society. It

mayalso concern abuse of office towards personal benefits (Cole &ampGertz, 2014).

Nowto make sure all the operations of the organization are donesmoothly, the only virtue that

shouldbe embraced widely should be integrity since it covers all moralvalues in the society.

Thefollowing are the ways in which integrity is breached corruption,fraud, and theft,

misconductwhile in duty, ill-treatment, manipulation of information, andviolence.

Corruptionis the most important aspect of organizational integrity. It refersto when someone

usesoffice towards private or personal benefits. To curb this, leadershipis the predominant factor in influencing the integrity of theemployees. A role model manager is required in an

organizationto set a good example for the workers. He/she becomes a pacesetter inthe running

andundertakings of the organization. The manager should also embracestrictness towards the

employeesto avoid complacency in upholding norms. The manager should be socialenough and

interactwith the employees to openly discuss the problems affection them(Cole &amp Gertz, 2014).

Theabove virtues constitute to a good moral manager and act as a pillarof good leadership in the

organization.A role model manager is the foundation of good behavior of theemployees. The

managershould behave according to the norms which prevail in theorganization in which all the

employeeslook up. The whole hierarchy of the organization will follow thefootsteps of the

manager.The stricter the manager will be the more the employees will bestrict towards carrying

outtheir daily duties. Any violation of the set rules should be subjectto punishment, and this will

helpthe employees to refrain from ethical violations (Cole &amp Gertz,2014).

Theopenness of the manager creates a friendly bond with workers. Thisreduces the degree of

misconductin the organization. Integrity in approaching the workers when in thewrong helps

thecorrect their mistakes easily and learn from them, as well. Thisultimately reduces the

Integrityviolations. I think integrity presides over all the good leadershipof the organization. This is because if it`s observed in the requiredmanner cases of employees breaching the organization’s ways ofethics will be minimized.

Fromthe reading, we learn that the manager is the key figure in theorganization because he/she

postulateswhat should be done and how it should be done, and also what shouldbe avoided in

theorganization. A poor manager will not be able to control theemployees appropriately, and

hencethis will result in the poor output of the firm (Harr, Hess, Orthmann&amp Kingsbury, 2014).

Iconcur with the fact that role modeling is key. This is because theemployees follow the ethics

oftheir leader. Therefore, the manager should be in the forefront andoffer examples to the

employeeson how operations should be carried out. I also agree with thereasoning that

Strictnesswill reduce cases of ethnic violation due to fear of being punished.

Iam also in agreement that employees should be taught their mistakesin openness rather than

subjectingthem to harassment and capital punishment without considering therequired

mentorship(Cole, Smith &amp Dejong, 2016).

Ialso agree that good code of conduct is the major value of a goodmanager. A manager who is

morallybehaved will have a fine grip in the line of moral values of theorganization. This will

transmitthe same to the employees and therefore ultimately create anenvironment of good and

trustworthyworkers in the organization (Harr, Hess, Orthmann &amp Kingsbury,2014).

Allthe above values are attributed to having good leadership within theorganization. In a

nutshell,good leadership is the key to integrity which controls breaching ofthe organization’s

ethics.If good leadership is offered, then an organization will run smoothly(Dammer &amp Albanese, 2013).

Forexample, Nelson Mandela the first president of South Africa was agoods leader. He was released after twenty-seven years and he did notexpress bitterness towards those who

imprisonedhim (Neubauer &amp Fradella, 2016). He then embraced principles ofnation building and good governance. He led by example to all SouthAfricans towards ethical values in the society. He handed over toThabo Mbeki after one term and became a good mentor not only to theSouth Africa citizens but also to the whole of Africa and the worldat large. His leadership was one all of us can read from and embracein our organizations to ensure smooth running. He fought corruptionin his country with passion and zeal to ensure goods use of theoffice. His integrity was high on social life, and he is regarded asone of the peace icons in the whole world.

Hewas a selfless and open leader who presented issues on the table fordiscussion. However, he

wasvery strict in fighting apartheid and produce punishment to thewhites who oppressed


Accordingto Trevino, the employees in an organization should be open toaccepting their mistakes and openly ask for advice from the relevantauthority. The issues should, therefore, be discussed with integrity,and nay mischievous behavior should be reported. Criticism should bethe last option to confront an employee however, the managers shouldbe friendly and approachable.

Inthis case, Nelson Mandela is a perfect example. When Burundi hadcivil war, he was

approachedand he accepted to be involved in peacemaking talks to calm down thesituation and

bringgood leadership and governance in the country.

Hewas taken as the role model leader to bring out a reconciliation inBurundi. This helped in

reducingintegrity violations in the country (Cole, Smith &amp Dejong, 2016).He helped them stop ill-treatment of fellow citizens by reducing thepublic conflicts which prevailed in the country. He helped them, stopthe violence amongst the citizens and the suspects. The ultimate goalof solving the conflict was achieved through open talking and solvingof issues with integrity. He helped the country stop wastage andabuse of resources in the country.

Theabove example relates to the topic of the article in that it’sbasically about the impact of

leadershipskills that lead to integrity violation. The example is given worksabout good

leadershipand hence avoids committing integrity violation thus achieves theultimate goal of

creatingpeace (Neubauer &amp Fradella, 2016). This helps in safeguardingethics and integrity. It helps in fighting ethnicity and therefore,controlling the use of office for private benefits. It helps incontrolling corruption and there minimizing all violation of normsand values. It has helped in reducing fraud, and preventdiscrimination and carelessness which lead to increased conflictsamong the citizens.

Fromthe passage, we find that unique leadership is required for aparticular integrity violation and therefore, mixing ideas will notsolve the problem at hand. It shows that role models and opennessinfluence the behavior of employees. Therefore, one should payattention to integrity issues more than any other value to help inachieving the ultimate goal of managing good ethics.


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