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Price Elasticity of Demand for Energy Prices

What do you think is the price elasticity of demand for gas and energy prices in general? What role do expectations play concerning energy prices? How about consumer sentiment going forward and its effects on retail sales and general economic transactions? Will this phenomenon affect the upcoming presidential election? How so? W

2008 Grading the States Report

In the "2008 Grading the States Report" how did Texas, Hawaii, and Alaska perform in terms of money, people, and infrastructure, and why was Texas ranked higher than the other 2 states?

California and Louisiana Governor Power

Does the legislature or governor have more power in California and Louisiana and why? I thought Texas would, but I am seeing that these other states do and trying to find out why. Please add references so I can study and read up on this.

Eisenhower Operation Husky

With Kotter's Eight stage process of creating change, how well did Eisenhower lead change during operation Husky?

Eisenhower's Darlan Deal

What was Eisenhower's moral reasoning behind the Darlan Deal using some of Anthony Hartle's ethic principles?

Diversity and Ethical Evaluation

I need help in putting together information that I can use and l also need guidance for the structure: In evaluating diversity and ethical decision making as they relate to strategic planning in CBP. I need to review various theories and perspectives on diversity issues in CBP, including its role in the strategic planning pr

employing US joint air & space operations during irregular warfare

I need help understanding how the people, processes, and products of the Joint Air Operations Center address, or fail to address, the unique challenges of planning and employing joint air and space operations in the context of irregular warfare. I need to understand what needs to be modified to meet those challenges.

Strategic Planning Models in the CBP

Please help in putting together information that I can use and l also need guidance for the structure: Analyze what strategic planning is and why it is so important to public organizations. Include the key elements and characteristics of a strategic planning process. Also, analyze strategic planning models and apply one of th

Information Rubric on Strategic Planning Process

I need to create an information rubric, a tool that can be used to track the progress of the strategic planning process and its implementation, for a new and developing public organization (of your choice) that includes all necessary and valuable information on the strategic planning process. Can you help me with this task, as

Perspective on London Terror Attack 2005

Hello I need help coming up with a perspective of the 2005 London Terror Attack, a perspective that covers learning points that could help Emergency Managers to prevent or respond better to terrorist attacks. I have to explain the recurring features that might be found in terrorist groups dynamics, and examine the factors that i

Strategic Planning Models Comparison

Please help in choosing a strategic planning model to compare with Bryson's 10-step model, and providing an analysis of why that model might offer advantages to certain public organizations over Bryson's model. Analyze the fit of the model with the organization.

Questions on Strategic Management and Planning

I need some help aswering the following six questions based on strategic managment and planning. â?¢What are the issues that public administrators face in terms of their role in bringing a diverse perspective to strategic planning and citizen involvement? â?¢What is the role of diversity and citizenship involvement in p

Becoming an Effective Manager

Becoming an Effective Manager Management skill development is a crucial part of graduate school curricula. However, when practicing managers are asked to evaluate the organizational behavior and management courses they took in college, they generally complain that the courses did not teach them skills relevant to their jobs.

Conflict in the team and management strategy

A certain degree of disagreements and conflicts are part of any team's functioning. However, if not properly managed, disagreements and conflicts resulting from group-thinking, narrow-mindedness, overconfidence, or complacency can lead to cycles of dysfunction within organizations. The increasing globalization of businesses and

Strategic Challenges with Employees

You are a manager at a public organization, where you are responsible for supervising twenty employees. All these employees are experienced, and most have been transferred from other departments. Most of these employees have accepted your leadership. A group of four, however, seems to resent your newness and lack of experience.

Personal Accountability in Public Administration

David, your boss, shares with you his experiences with his new administrative assistant. He says, "You know Abdul, my administrative assistant, who joined me a few months ago. He is an exchange worker from our office in Saudi Arabia. Although he knows he is working for me, he has shown very little cooperation. The other day, I h

Strategic Challenges in Public Administration- Dealing with Managers

Your work group is interviewing managers at different organizations as part of its project. The last two times your group has met with managers, Peter?one of your group members?arrived at the meeting with a sloppy appearance. You are upset about it because you believe it creates a bad impression of your group on the managers you

Strategic Challenges in Executing Power

One of the most important questions in public administration is how to give administrators enough power to accomplish the work that policymakers want done, without having them exercise that power in a way that threatens democracy and liberty. In essence, effectiveness exists alongside accountability and accountability becomes a

Efficiency vs. Accountability vs. Coordination

The study of public administration is a combination of the study of efficiency versus accountability versus coordination. How do the three elementsâ?"efficiency, accountability, and coordinationâ?"function in the regulation of administration? How would the following statement support or contradict your view on efficienc

Empowered Delegation for Managers

Empowered delegation can produce all dimensions of empowerment, including a sense of competence, choice, impact, value, and security. Empowerment and delegation must be linked in the assignment of work. Empowered delegating involves deciding when to delegate to others. To determine when delegation is most appropriate, managers s

Leading Positive Change at Work

Leading Positive Change Leading positive change is a management skill that focuses on unlocking positive human potential. With positive change, individuals experience appreciation, collaboration, vitality, and meaningfulness in their work. Consider the following scenario: You are a manager at a tax preparation office. Unt

Strategic Challenges in Public Administration- Critical Elements

Two elements are critical for decision makers?information and values. Which of these do you rely on most heavily for making decisions? When you examine the decisions that the executive branch made, which of these elements do the administrators seem to rely on the most? Why do you think this is the case?

Corruption Kills Democracy/Economy

I have the following task and I need some help getting started. I need to determine a structure for my position paper concerning how corruption kills democracy and economy.

Strategic Challenges in Public Administration

The function of the government is rooted in the notion that different levels of the government concentrate on different kinds of services. For the purpose of studying public administration, we know that the government varies by level such as federal, state, and local; by function; and by the agency or group that finally delivers

Government Accountability

I need your opinion on the following? 1. Do government agencies have sufficient accountability to U.S. taxpayers? 2. What additional requirements in reporting you would like to see required by a government agency?