Police leaders need better people skills

A review of mental health issues within the Victoria Police in Australia has concluded that organizational factors contribute to stress and low morale, according to this article. The review recommends more supportive workplace practices and “people-focused” leadership rather than the current tendency toward command-and-control management and a “suck it up” culture.

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One Response to Police leaders need better people skills

  1. jspndy says:

    When you have an impossible mandate of crime control and crime detection, only command and control can work; collegial leadership is for possible mandates like responsiveness, best practices, and respect for human rights.

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