A Longitudinal Study of Juvenile Facility Directors' Job Satisfaction Levels in the United States

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This national study, focusing on job satisfaction within juvenile facility directors, was conducted by the means of a survey. The study is longitudinal in nature; the survey was conducted in 1995 and 2000. Other past studies have focused on line level employees, guards, and the juveniles, but few have concentrated on juvenile facility directors. Literature on directors is currently lacking, this continuous study will give a better ongoing perspective of their attitudes and beliefs. Findings from this particular study will help to address current concerns inside of the system, starting at the apex. The survey's goal is to correlate factors ... continued below

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Skertich, Jonathan David August 2006.

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This national study, focusing on job satisfaction within juvenile facility directors, was conducted by the means of a survey. The study is longitudinal in nature; the survey was conducted in 1995 and 2000. Other past studies have focused on line level employees, guards, and the juveniles, but few have concentrated on juvenile facility directors. Literature on directors is currently lacking, this continuous study will give a better ongoing perspective of their attitudes and beliefs. Findings from this particular study will help to address current concerns inside of the system, starting at the apex. The survey's goal is to correlate factors that have a direct impact on their job satisfaction. Results indicate that staff issues have a dramatic impact on a director's job satisfaction.

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Skertich, Jonathan David. A Longitudinal Study of Juvenile Facility Directors' Job Satisfaction Levels in the United States, thesis, August 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5344/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .