Categories
Public Administration

MEMO STYLE please read all information and please follow the instructions Experi

MEMO STYLE
please read all information and please follow the instructions
Experience and perspective on contracting out (about 300 words or more) Discuss your experience with contracting out (working in an agency that uses contractors; working for a contractor with a government contract, reading in newspapers about contract management and fraud, waste, abuse and corruption) You may refer to political, managerial and technical issues.
Address the following topic; What do you know or have you experienced about contracting out? Are you a contractor or are you a contact oversight manager? what is your perspective on contracting out? ( 300 words or more)-
Include your specialization and your choice for a sector focus ( health, foster care, education, elder care, prison re-entry, or drug abuse treatment)
Specialization/hr management
choice for a sector choice – health
Follow APA guidelines.
All written assignments should be:
• In American Psychological Association (APA) style (see http://apastyle.apa.org/ )
• Single spaced within paragraphs and double spaced between paragraphs
• Times New Roman 12-point font, with standard one-inch margins
• Prepared in a Word document,
• Memo salutation: Date, To, From, Re (subject)
• The first paragraph should include the purpose of the memo
• With the student’s name in the memo’s file name (e.g., jeanne col_assignment one)

Categories
Public Administration

Read the article provided and create a memo answering the following questions.

Read the article provided and create a memo answering the following questions. 1. What is the logic of offering this as a benefit? 2. What are the purported benefits to employees? 3. What are the purported benefits to the work organization? 4. Are there any problems or issues to consider with this benefit? 5. Are there other options for meeting the needs of employees? MUST BE IN MEMO FORMAT. Answer the questions provided and short 4 sentence summary explaining the memo topic. Attached is example of a memo format. Attached is the reading document that needs to be focused on. Single Spaced. 2 Pages.

Categories
Public Administration

Read the article provided and create a memo answering the following questions.

Read the article provided and create a memo answering the following questions. 1. What is blind hiring? 1A. How would it apply to recruitment? 1B. How would it apply to selection? 2. What problems or issues does this approach seek to solve? 3. Does this blind hiring raise or create additional problems or issues? 4. Beyond recruitment and selection, could “blind review” be applied to any other HR functions? MUST BE IN MEMO FORMAT. Answer the questions provided and short 4 sentence summary explaining the memo topic. Attached is example of a memo format. Attached is the reading document that needs to be focused on. Single Spaced. 2 Pages.

Categories
Public Administration

Students will identify a scholarly article about nonprofit organizations that ar

Students will identify a scholarly article about nonprofit organizations that are related to a topic from your readings.
Please cite Class textbook: The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Latest Edition. David Renz & Associates, Eds.
(related chapter 14 ADVOCACY, LOBBYING, AND
SOCIAL CHANGE)
Instructions:
Each review will be a minimum of 3 pages of text, double spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, in essay format, third person only. Provide full citation using APA.
Summarize its content, discuss the relevance/impact of the article to public management, identify and explain concepts from the readings that apply to the situation described in the article. You must cite appropriately using APA. Your critique should contain a cover page, body of text with headings taken from questions, and reference page. Cover and reference page do not count toward the 3 pages.
Use the following format as a guide in writing your article reviews. Part of the grade will be based on how well you use the following questions. A requirement of this assignment is to upload your article along with your paper. I will not grade your paper if the article is not also uploaded.
YOUR ANALYSIS OF THE ARTICLE SHOULD FOLLOW THIS FORMAT. USE THE BOLDED ITEMS AS HEADING IN YOUR PAPER
Main Purpose: The main purpose of this article is ________________________. Then state why you think the author wrote the article.
Key Question: The key question that the author is addressing is __________________________. Figure out the key question in the mind of the author when s/he wrote the article.
Important Information: The most important information in this article is __________________________. Figure out the facts, experiences, data the author is using to support her/his conclusions.
Key Concepts: The key concept(s) we need to understand in this article are _________________. By these concepts the author means _____________________________. Figure out the most important ideas that you would have to understand in order to understand the author’s line of reasoning.
Main Assumptions: The main assumptions underlying the author’s thinking is/are _______________. Figure out what the author may take for granted that may be questioned.
Main Implications: When taking the authors line of thinking seriously the implications are ________________. What consequences are likely to follow if people take the author’s line of reasoning seriously? Not taking the authors line of reasoning the implications are ___________. What consequences are likely to follow if people ignore the author’s reasoning?
Main Conclusions: The main inferences/conclusions in this article are ________________________. Identify the key conclusions that the author comes to and presents in the article.

Categories
Public Administration

Submission Instructions: All submissions should be uploaded as word documents. P

Submission Instructions:
All submissions should be uploaded as word documents. Please answer the following questions in APA style.
Primal Leadership
What are the advantages and disadvantages of pacesetting?
Describe the commanding style of leadership?
What is self-directed learning?
Describe sustainable learning?

Leading at the Edge:
How does sharing a team identity create teamwork?
How important is communication in team building?
Discuss the importance of showing respect and courtesy to team members?
Instructions:
Although there are no page or word count requirements, the questions should be answered thoroughly and thoughtfully.
References:
Perkins, Dennis, NT, Holtman, Margaret P., Kesssler, Paul R. and McCarthy, Catherine. 2000. Leading at the Edge. New York: Amacom. ISBN: 08144-0543-6.
Goleman, Daniel, Boyatzis, Richard and McKee, Annie. 2002. Primal Leadership:

Categories
Public Administration

Discussion Question #1 Explain in detail different ways to minimize organization

Discussion Question #1
Explain in detail different ways to minimize organizational cybersecurity risks and list specific techniques to do so. Use the article on slide 5 to help answer this question.
The article is “Cybersecurity Best Practices for Municipalities”
Discussion Question #2
Locate a Georgia city or county government website that contains information privacy and security policies and provide a link to that website. Compare and contrast how the
city or county privacy and security policies relate to the topics in the chapter.
The book is E-Government and Information Technology Management Concepts and Best Practices

Categories
Public Administration

Homework #1: Article Critique Answer the following questions based on your readi

Homework #1: Article Critique
Answer the following questions based on your reading of Olivero et al. (1997) Olivero et al. (1997) – Alternative Formats . Review the detailed guidelines (page 1) and example article critique (page 2) in the following document: Homework #1 – Article Critique.docx Homework #1 – Article Critique.docx – Alternative Formats

I. Identify the research problem, hypothesis, and significance
A. What is the research problem?
B. What was the hypothesis?
C. What is the significance of the research?
II. Critique the validity of the underlying model of the program.
III. Describe and critique the research design employed, including:
A. The specific type of research design employed
B. The methods to gather information, including variables and measurements
C. The sample and respondents employed.
IV. Critique the design, results, and conclusions in terms of
Internal validity (be sure to identify and assess all eight threats)
External validity (identify and assess all six threats)
V. Provide at least four specific suggestions for improving the research design.
Be sure to review the detailed guidelines (page 1) and example article critique (page 2) in the attached word document/
Use the following text books as a reference however I don’t have a digital copy of them:
Johnson, G. (2014). Research Methods for Public Administrators. 3rd Edition. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0765637147.
Creswell, J. W., and Creswell, D. (2018). Research Design Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. 5th Edition, Sage. ISBN: 978-1-5063-8670-6
Dillman, D. A., Smyth, J. D., Christian, L. M. (2014). Internet, phone, mail and mixed-mode surveys: The tailored design method. 4th Edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1118456149.

Categories
Public Administration

You will conduct a case study of an observed study in a public administration co

You will conduct a case study of an observed study in a public administration context. The analysis will be based on the concepts you learned and discussed in the previous module’s essay assignment, writing 500 – 550 words in the initial thread. For the case study, you are welcome to cite a scholarly source, but if you do, it must not be merely a theoretical/philosophical discussion. Instead, whatever source is used for the actual case study must focus on a real-world public administration situation that is being discussed and analyzed in the chosen article
* The Case Study Discussion Post Format is attached
* Ideas and citations from all the required below citations
References:
Amsler. (2016). Collaborative Governance: Integrating Management, Politics, and Law. Public Administration Review., 76(5), 700–711. https://doi.org/10.1111/puar.12605
Vigoda, E. (2002). From Responsiveness to Collaboration: Governance, Citizens, and the Next Generation of Public Administration. Public Administration Review, 62(5), 527–540. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3110014
Fischer, Kahlib, “A Biblical-Covenantal Perspective on Organizational Behavior & Leadership” (2010). Faculty Publications and Presentations. 523. https://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/gov_fac_pubs/523
*Read A Biblical-Covenantal Perspective on Organizational Behavior & Leadership – Kahlib Fischer pages 63-69 – the document is attached

Categories
Public Administration

Evaluate challenges of crafting public policies in a participatory government.

For your Final Project, you will develop a presentation that expands on your Unit VII Case Study. First, you should start by explaining the issue that was addressed in your Unit VII Case Study. Next, you will explain how e-government, e-commerce, and e-learning tools can be used to improve the issue. Finally, propose solutions to the issue using the concepts covered in the course. This is a chance for you to display your understanding of the theories and topics discussed in the course.
Your presentation must be at least 14 slides in length, not including title and reference slides. You must use at least two scholarly sources in your presentation. Be sure to cite any direct quotes or paraphrased material using APA format.Here are some additional concepts applied through this course:
Critique theories to effectively manage the mission and goals in public organizations.
Evaluate issues of diversity, equality, and equity in public service organizations.
Differentiate functions of domestic and international public organizations in various democracies around the world.
Evaluate challenges of crafting public policies in a participatory government.
Assess public administration scholarship through transparent and collaborative governance.
Discuss real-world problems facing public service organizations using e-government, e-commerce, and e­learning tools.
Relate major challenges facing the field of public administration and public managers to career development.
Formulate solutions to real-world problems in public administration through integrated knowledge and comprehension of ethics, public policies, technology, and human and data resources.