Criminal 2-1

“Leadership should be more participative than directive.”—Mary D. Poole

  • Do you agree with this statement? Why?
  • In correctional facilities, how easy or difficult is it for leaders to be participative in their leadership styles?
  • What are the obstacles that stand in the way of participative leaders in prisons?
  • What would be more effective in dealing with a high employee turnover—participative leadership or directive leadership?