The exchange theory suggests that when Person A assists Person B, Person B will repay Person A with some form of future assistance. Criminal justice practitioners will sometimes create their own informal networks of information sharing that operate based upon the premise of the Exchange Theory. However, not all information sharing that occurs through these informal networks has positive outcomes for an organization. Evaluate the potential negative impacts that the Exchange Theory might have on a criminal justice organization. Identify steps that an agency might take to mitigate the negative impacts of these informal networks.
Your essay response must be a minimum of 500 words, not counting references listed at the end or repeating of the question, and cited per APA guidelines. A minimum of two scholarly resources is required to support your response.