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Discussing Public Administration

Hi, I need some assistance with the following questions: - Define public administration. How would you describe it to someone that is new to the industry and not familiar with it? - Shafritz, Russell, and Borick (2012) briefly refereed to rational decision making and ad hoc incremental decision making. Assume for a moment t

Needs Analysis and the RFP Process

What is a needs analysis? Why must an organization conduct a needs analysis for an event? How does a needs analysis support the RFP process? I need a 200 word response.

Human Capital Development and Unionization

How might unionization positively and negatively affect personnel management practices in government organizations? Provide specific examples. What challenges may arise between management and unions within government organizations? What happens if these challenges cannot be resolved? Provide an example.

"Questioning the depth of one's questions"

Describe what the authors (Paul & Elder) mean by "Questioning the depth of one's questions," and then explain a personal experience in which you either failed or succeeded in applying these methods to your own questioning. What was the outcome?

Coca-Cola Is Everything

Answer questions and provide references: Visit Coca-Cola's Facebook page. Can you buy Coke products there? What social media tools are present that allow you to communicate with Coca-Cola? Now, visit Pepsi's Facebook page. Compare and contrast it to Coca-Cola's Facebook page. Which has more eye appeal? Which seems to have

Analytical Hierarchy Process

Hi, I need some assistance with the following task, I am not too sure how to approach it. Research and find an article related to the analytical hierarchy process (AHP) used in project management. Perform an online search, and locate an online article that is at least two to three pages. Read the article and think about

PERT/CPM Techniques

Given: Company A is installing a Web-based customer-feedback system to meet customer needs for quick response when rolling out new products. A new product line is rolling out in 34 weeks and the customer-feedback system must be installed and running in time for the new product launch. Table 1.1 in the attached worksheet "PERT/

Women and minorities struggle with the Glass Ceiling

The case study scenario was: Women and minorities often face what is called a glass ceiling. Why would some individuals hinder or block the advancement of people up the management ladder? Have you ever encountered or observed the glass ceiling? One of the key factors in limiting advancement of women and minorities often co

Comment on Article - GE Acquiring Engine Supplier

Please help me comment on the article below: Italy Becomes a Hunting Ground for Multinational reveals how GE and other American firms are taking advantage of the opportunities available in the euro-zone due to the debt crisis. GE is, again, doing what is known to do best: invest in those companies that are weak financially b

Hoffman versus Caterpillar Court Decision

What were the 2 legal issues in the Hoffman v Caterpillar case? What did the court decide? For each issue try to write using a brief version of the IRAC (Issue-Rule-Application-Conclusion). There will be two IRAC analyses, one for each issue. Finally, what do you think will be the final outcome of this case? Was it decided fairl

Statute of Frauds and Work Contracts

Jennifer Masterson had been searching for a job since receiving her MBA in Accounting. She interviewed with a large firm, and they made her an offer for employment starting at an annual salary of $50,000. Taking the job meant that Jennifer would have to move to a new town, leaving her friends and family behind. Before accepting,

Caveat Emptor and Suggestions for Consumers

Please help with the following problem. Define and discuss the concept of Caveat Emptor and some different suggestions for consumers using statistical findings to guard themselves against being misled.

Evaluation of Performance in an Organization 325 word essay with reference

Once an organization establishes goals and measures to evaluate performance, research must be conducted to identify shortfalls and training indicators needed in order to increase job performance. Data collected can be stored and used to identify shortfalls and employee training indicators. Define and discuss some of the prima

Hermann's whole brain concept

Do you believe understanding your preferences according to the whole brain model can help you be a better leader? Discuss and explain your answer.

Riordan Manufacturing Case Study

Riordan Manufacturing Case Study 1. Explain how the global market would affect the business strategy of Riordan. 2. What internal dynamics along with cultural and structural leadership considerations should be used in implementing business strategy for Riordan? 3. How do they influence business continuity (the internal dynami

US Immigration and Public Policy

Identify a current public policy issue/controversy in the news today. Describe and analyze the scope of the public policy concern. Who are the stakeholders and affected constituencies? What political institutions are relevant to the policy discussion about this issue? What are some of the proposed policies to add

An Ideal Bureaucracy

Describe how you would adjust, amend, or reform the current bureaucracy to meet the needs of the United States in the 21st century. Consider the following questions: is the current American bureaucracy in need of reform, or does it largely meet the needs of society? Do you believe that there are deep systemic and fundamental cha

Characteristics of the Modern Bureaucracy

Discuss your view regarding the modern bureaucracy, particularly regarding the size of the bureaucracy, its role in daily public life, and characteristics of the civil service workforce. In particular, discuss whether it should be easier to hire and terminate civil servants based on their performance, and whether high-performing

Budgetary Priorities.

The president and the Congress identify budgetary priorities by the level of funding appropriated to address those public policy problems. Identify a specific public policy problem that, in your opinion, has not received sufficient funding from Washington or from your state. Consider issues such as health care, education, vetera

Types of Budgeting Models

Discuss the differences between the rational budgeting and incremental budgeting models. What advantages and disadvantages can you identify relating to both models? What improvements, if any, would you make to either model?

Freedom of the Press

Freedom of speech and freedom of the press are two important rights individuals have in the United States. Today, there are so many news outlets featured on the radio, television, cable, and the Internet that are competing for our attention to the degree that some news media emphasize very sensitive and controversial subjects as

Evaluator as a Career Choice

Would a career as an evaluator be interesting to you? Why or why not? Support your opinions by referencing sources such as a textbook or internet research. Be sure to cite your sources.

Procedures, Challenges and Accountability

Hello, I would appreciate assistance with the following questions: 1. Explain why and how state and local governments should install procedures to prevent loss of public funds. 2. A first-time budget analyst faces challenges in the new role. Identify and discuss three (3) strategies you may use to ensure that you are eff

Gore's Assault on Reason

In light of Gore's Assault on Reason, suggest a course that may be given to first-year college students to improve the quality of their reasoning powers. What sort of readings, exercises, problems or other educational or training assignments might you suggest would be valuable in order to, for example, improve their ability to d