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    Prepare a 1,400-2,100-word paper in which you analyze the following scenario:

    The Miami school district has announced that as a result of unexpected increases in enrollment, that school boundaries for the upcoming year will be redrawn. The school board has hired experts to redraw school boundaries to be submitted for next year. Under this plan, many students will not be able to stay at their present school. Upon hearing this, parents start voicing their objections to the school board about the proposed plan for the following reasons:

    a. Quality of education
    b. Increased travel time
    c. Crossing economic and cultural boundaries
    d. Impact on property values
    e. Social impacts on children

    You have been assigned to develop a plan to address stakeholders' concerns. Determine the following:

    1. Who are the stakeholders?
    2. What negotiation strategy will you use to support the school board's need to redraw the boundaries while addressing the concerns of the stakeholders?
    3. How will ethics and culture impact your decision?

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1783 words with references.

    //Miami school district has been focusing on making a decision of re-drawing the school boundaries, so that they can mange the increased enrollment of the students. There are concerns raised as a result of this by parents and these concerns should be handled by the school board through negotiation skills and strategies. Here, we should give a brief introduction on negotiation and the scenario that it needs to manage, like this: //

    Negotiation plays a vital role in addressing the various issues that emerge in the daily lives of the human beings. Often people in their routine get caught in different alternative decisions and they find it hard to tackle the things. Negotiation helps them to understand the decisions that various other people take. They can focus on a collective decision with the assistance of various negotiation strategies. Here, in the case of Miami school district, it has to undertake a decision for redrawing the boundaries of the school but they have to tackle the issues that have risen by certain people. The school has seen a sudden increase in the number of students that are getting enrolled this year. As a result of this, the institution has to expand its area of working beyond the existing limits. The stakeholders related to the school are getting affected by this, as they have raised various issues and the school board has to manage this situation through utilizing the negotiation skills.

    //As we have explained the scenario and negotiation; we should in this section highlight the various stakeholders that are associated with the school directly or indirectly. We ought to discuss, why they are the stakeholders and how they will be affected by the administrative decision. //


    Stakeholders are the integral part of any organization whether it is a profit or non-profit, public or private. Organization needs to take care of their interest, so that they can enjoy cordial relationship with the organization and do not face any hurdles. The firms should address the different issues that concern the stakeholders. Any person or community that have stake in the organization and gets affected by the organizational decisions, can said to be the stakeholder for the particular business firm (Newell,2002).Different organizations can have different group of stakeholders that serve various organizational purposes along with status, they enjoy, being a part of that organization. Miami School also has its group of stakeholders. School's higher authorities and board members, trustees, different staff and employees of the school, its students, guardians of the students, as well as, the local and the national government and legal authorities form the part of Miami school's stakeholders. Any person whether directly or indirectly related to ...

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1783 words with references.