HR Behind Bars

Caudron, Shari
June 2000
Workforce (10928332);Jun2000, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p44
Details the author's meeting with Al Weber, personnel manager of the Department of Corrections at the Denver Reception and Diagnostic Center in Colorado. Encounter of the author with several workers inside the corrections; Statistics on employee turnover at the correctional center; How the center's workers view their jobs; What makes the prisoners contented in being at the center.


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