Culture of the British police with reference to quality of service by Graham Sidney Peek

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Published by Bournemouth University in Poole .

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M.Phil - Bournemouth University, Poole, 1996.

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StatementGraham Sidney Peek.
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Open LibraryOL16793323M

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The findings of a longitudinal, qualitative investigation of the culture of British Police and the perceived meanings of 'quality' and 'quality of service' are explored. Themes emerging from the analysis of in-depth interviews with newly promoted inspectors and sergeants suggest Cited by: The Culture of the British Police: Views of Police Officers.

JULIA A. KIELY and GRAHAME S. PEEK. The findings of a longitudinal, qualitative investigation of the culture of British Police and the perceived meanings of ‘quality’ and ‘quality of service’ are by: The findings of a longitudinal, qualitative investigation of the culture of British Police and the perceived meanings of 'quality' and 'quality of service' are explored.

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perspective. Indeed, the book‘s Conclusion argues for much more comparative work in police cultural studies. Background to Current Police Culture Research Before considering in more detail the chapters in this volume, let us look briefly at some of the work that continues to exert a powerful influence on police culture research.

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CHAPTER 2 ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE Chapter 1 explored the background to and the motivation for this study, with specific reference to organisational culture and organisational commitment as the main constructs.

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