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Political Theory

There is an old proverb which states that leadership is doing the right thing while management is doing things right. Both leadership and management are essential in securing corporate success. A thorough understanding of how the roles and responsibilities of leaders and managers are similar and different is essential for any organization to function successfully.

Leadership can be classified as a process of setting a new direction for a group or organization. Management; directing and controlling according to established principles. Leadership is an asset of a successful manager. Thus, the main aim of a manager is to maximize the output of an organization through administrative implement

The Importance of Fiscal Federalism

According to Musgrave and Oats, fiscal federalism is the division of public sector functions and finances among different tiers of government. It is a system of transfer payments or grants by which a federal government shares its revenues with lower levels of government

An explanation of the difference between terrorism and sabotage

Think about the goals and motivations of terrorists versus those of saboteurs. Are both acts of terrorism and acts of sabotage always premeditated? What or whom do terrorists and saboteurs target? Is the country more prepared for sabotage, or is it more prepared for a terrorist attack? Why? Do you think that sabotage is som

I need help with entitlement program

What is an entitlement program? Provide an example of an entitlement program and analyze it from the standpoints of: purpose, recipient needs, potential benefits and disadvantages.

What are Sunshine Laws?

What is the purpose and intent of 'Sunshine Laws'? What are their major advantages and disadvantages?

Spoils vs. Merit System

Discussion: Suppose you have been put in charge of your state's bureaucracy, would you develop a system that is entirely a "spoils system" or a "merit system," or some combination of both? Explain your reasons.

Social Security

Discuss the proposal to privatize Social Security. One aspect of that plan is to allow individuals to invest most, if not all, of their own money into investments, rather than into the Social Security System. Given recent economic events, discuss whether this plan will be effective. How would this plan affect you? Do

TERRORISM

I would like some help and getting started on the right track with these questions thanks: The autumn morning is sunny with heavy crowds using the various subway trains. It is a perfect day for shopping at the mall and other shopping areas around the city. As passengers are boarding a subway there's an explosion that rip

Terrorism

Rollins,J., Wilson, Clay (2007) Terrorist Capabilities for Cyberattack: Overview and Policy Issues, CRS Report for Congress, Updated January 22, 2007. Retrieved on February 29, 2008 at http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/RL33123.pdf Senario: You are a cyberterrorist, and your mission is to launch a cyber attack against a US Gov

Hewlett Packard and Compaq merger

How could any negative issues been anticipated and mitigated and positive issues anticipated and reinforced? Please cite sources. Approximately 200 words per.

As part of a counter-terrorism group, you are attempting to identify other groups that may pose a risk to the United States. 1. Select at least two terrorist groups, besides Al-Qaeda and the Al Jihad terrorist groups, that possess both the motive and capability to implement a terrorist attack on the United States. 2. Compare these groups in terms of capability, motive, history, targeting, and potential impact. 3. Which of these two groups do you think pose a greater threat? Why?

As part of a counter-terrorism group, you are attempting to identify other groups that may pose a risk to the United States. 1. Select at least two terrorist groups, besides Al-Qaeda and the Al Jihad terrorist groups, that possess both the motive and capability to implement a terrorist attack on the United States. 2. Compa

RISK ASSESSMENT AND TERRORISM

El Fenomeno Chavez: Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, Modern Day Bolivar http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/cpc-pubs/post2.pdf 1. Your reading stated that Hugo Chavez has some mental health problems. Discuss them in light of his political style and behavior towards the United States. 2. Discuss Chavez's connection with terro

Globalization and & National Concerns

1. In what ways has near-instantaneous satellite communication affected the way that governments conduct their relations with one another? Does this Phenomenon better promote peace and security in the world? Is it possible for diplomatic communication to be too easy, too frequent? 2. Some observers argue that quick and easy i

U.S. Unilateralism and Iraq

1. To date, what has been the outcome of the American policy asserting the right to preemptive action against Iraq? 2. The UN Charter states that nations may act alone in using force only in self-defense. Is an American attack on Iraq justifiable as self-deffense? 3. Could the strategy of deterrence no longer be relevant t

US Fiscal Policy

During recent political campaigns, taxes and budget policy were key issues. White House budget packages are often designed to stimulate economic growth. From the library or from www.whitehouse.gov, obtain a current summary of government spending and tax legislation signed by the president. â?¢Write a brief description of

Pakistan, North Korea & Venezuela Threat Analysis

This question consists of two parts: (1) Between North Korea, Pakistan, and Venezuela, which country do you feel faces the largest internal threat and why? (2) Between North Korea, Pakistan, and Venezuela, which country do you feel faces the largest external threat and why? Please offer help, dont know where to start!

This is a three part question: Not including the United States, which country do you feel is the most proficient in (a) ground warfare, (b) naval warfare, and (c) air warfare and why. Please limit your answers to one paragraph for each competency (area).

This is a three part question: Not including the United States, which country do you feel is the most proficient in (a) ground warfare, (b) naval warfare, and (c) air warfare and why. Please limit your answers to one paragraph for each competency (area).

Political Strategies Extensive Forms

Suppose you chair a political party committee and now confront the problem of selecting the candidates who will run in each of three constituencies. The three candidates at your disposal have varied campaign skills - superb, average and terrible. Suppose your opposite number from the competing party confronts the same problem