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Fingerprinting for Food Stamps in New York City

Listen to the National Public Radio Podcast about the Clash over fingerprinting for food stamps.

Managers use decision models to assist with decision-making. However, as you know, identifying the correct problem is not always easy and is often the hardest part of the process. Symptoms, opinions of others, and irrelevant data can all get in the way of identifying the real problem.

After listening to the podcast a second time, what you think the primary problem is in terms of decision-making?

List the current data/evidence presented in the podcast.

Then list what data needs to be determined in order to begin to analyze the problem fully.

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After listening to the podcast a second time, what you think the primary problem is in terms of decision-making?

In terms of decision-making, the primary problem associated with the entire issue is predicated upon which system is better at ensuring integrity, participation, and cost-savings in regard to the food stamps program requiring the fingerprinting of residents in New York. The entire governmental apparatus has to determine if it would be more efficient to remove this requirement, which is the norm in all other states aside from New York with New York ...

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364 words discuss whether finderprinting for food stamp distribution is a good idea in a sociological context.

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