law enforcement agencies to train employees in ethical decision making. This includes training their employees to include public safety in terms of any legal decisions at a time of crisis. The paper also includes the field investigation of a police agency regarding the training of their employees for their ethical decision making.
Failures in public management are…… [Read More]
On the most basic level, implementation is the action of putting a theory or concept into motion. Implementation involves many elements, including decision-making, communications, politics, budgeting, intergovernmental relations, public administrator's professional expertise, ethics and the general environment. This essay will explore two of these elements, ethics and communications. After some brief…… [Read More]
Public Sector Unions
Public-Sector Unions in United States
HISTORY OF PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS
COSTS OF PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS OVER THEIR BENEFITS
DEMOGRAPHICS OF LABOR IN AMERICA
EDGE OF PUBLIC-SECTOR UNIONS OVER PRIVATE ONES
THE HIDDEN COSTS OF PUBLIC UNIONS
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S. General Accounting Office (GAO) estimates' in 1991 stated that nearly 30% of those incarcerated had used drugs daily in the month before committing the offense for which they were in prison. By the year 2003 there were approximately 6.9 million individuals either on probation, in mail, or in prison which equals 32% of all U.S. adults residents or 1…… [Read More]
Public Administration Budgeting
Budgeting for Public Administration
Budgets are used in addressing various purposes including management and control as well as communication of goals, successes, the public entity's philosophy and explain the various departmental functions. Public administration professionals must be able to analyze the financial health of an entity…… [Read More]
In terms of similarities, each of these budgets contains roughly the same basic format. While the specific charts may differ, each budget separates revenue sources and attempts to break those down. The budgets also explain the expenditures, and typically break these down to each individual program within the department.
A similarity between three of the budgets (Federal,…… [Read More]
Public School Safety; SandyHook Case Analysis
Following the 'Sandy Hook School Incident', several different procedures and practices have been adopted by public schools in order to promote student and staff safety. Principals of public schools were questioned, in the School Survey on Crime and Safety, concerning the adoption of procedures and measures for protection and safety in…… [Read More]
Public Policy and Health
Increasing premium costs for managed care have considerable influence for America's workforce. The rise in the financial burden on the workforce to contribute to their health care plans to assist offset increasing premiums paid by business owners cause the workforce to drop the coverage. The number of the uninsured remains the most glaring…… [Read More]
The trial lasted seven months and Justice Leland Degrasse rendered his decision, 719 N.Y.S.2d 475 on January 10, 2001, in favor of plaintiffs and ordered the state to ensure that all public schools provide the opportunity for a sound basic education to their students." (Hunter, 2004) Entered, as part of this decision was a "costing-out study as the threshold task…… [Read More]
Paul E. Pynes and Joan M. Lafferty assess the issue of labor relations and unions from a different stand -- that of the safety concerns. The two authors found out that most of the labor unions request some sort of membership fee and that the explanation forwarded by the unions to explain these fees is represented…… [Read More]
Modern Situational Policing Philosophy and Operational Methodology:
Operational methodology in modern police administration ranges from the no- tolerance approach end of the spectrum to the community policing end of the spectrum.
Instituting the right operational methodology requires the flexibility to adapt to the local environment and the procedural mechanisms…… [Read More]
This aspect of an organization's efficiency involves suitable allocation of resources while providing an effective support system. For administrators to provide proper guidance, they require excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate people. The fundamental issue in directing or commanding is to identify the accurate balance between stressing on staff needs and stressing on the organization's efficiency.
Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Explain if these processes are the same or different in the civilian and the government sector?
In the capitalist system, the profit motive is when an individual or organization is providing specific products and services to meet the demands of customers. During these situations, they will decide where there are unaddressed…… [Read More]
public administrator is to provide services to the public -- and to keep the public interest in focus -- whether the administrator is an elected official or not. A public administrator might be responsible for enforcing a city or county ordinance when it comes to property values, which can become contentious because homeowners have their own ideas as to the…… [Read More]
safety hazards, from fires to natural disasters and I think we can view violence as another one after things like Sandy Hook. I know the buildings in the area sometimes need to be modified to withstand the natural disasters, and there are stringent fire codes as well. Things like asbestos would have been replaced by newer flame retardants. The violence…… [Read More]
We can simply say that the discussion is an important element to get rid of this system.
In this entire teaching and learning process, teacher plays an important role in the positive growth of a student and for this purpose we not only do need a skill teacher but also need a responsible and cultural instructor. It…… [Read More]
Administrative Strategies for Effective Communication
Education contains multiple responsibilities. One starts the learning process in the world from within the family nurture, before continuing to pursue formal education in schools and academy. However, human does not stop learning from their family. Getting exposed to higher education, they also learn things from hands-on experiences and from what are…… [Read More]
After having discussed Florida International University's Masters in Public Administration program with some of your graduates, I am very impressed with the analytical skills that your graduates acquire. I believe that analytical skills are so important because problems cannot be solved unless they have been properly analyzed, and problem-solving is the primary duty of a public-sector professional.
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Justification for School Budget Cuts
Public School Finance - Budget Cuts
School budgets have been affected greatly by budget cuts which have become a common and unpleasant task for most members of the school administration. The budget reductions have led to deficits in the organizations and have compromised the organizational growth greatly. The new…… [Read More]
Public Awareness Campaign: Child Exploitation on the Internet
Growing up in an era where the internet and video games take up more than 25% of a child's time made me realize just how integral technology has become to children's lives, and how vital it is that we increase our awareness on the dangers and benefits of technological…… [Read More]
Public Administrators in Work First Family Assistance Program
The Role of Public Administrators in Work First Family Assistance Program
Competency 1: Summarize the Findings of the Analytical Framework
Designing an analytical framework is possible and is seen because the Act was passed into law in 1975 by the federal government. The…… [Read More]
Public School vs. Home Schooling
The modern debate about the issues surrounding the validity of both public education and home school programs are as diverse as those students served by both systems. For the most part in the United States more people educate their children within a standard public education environment. Secondary to those people who send…… [Read More]
"It was tested on almost 600 kids in a desegregated Indianapolis middle school where there are a lot of aggressive kids," Bosworth says. "Those who used the computer were more aware of their own coping strategies and violence presentation. They also showed a decrease in the belief that violence was a way to solve problems" (quoted in Singer at p.…… [Read More]
solid waste management in impoverished areas versus affluent areas by examining the social, economic, ethical, and political reasons for placement of landfills and other waste removal facilities in poorer neighborhoods. By exploring the background of specific social movements, the first section of the assignment will seek to explore why the government placed landfills in certain locations versus others. The essay…… [Read More]
School Culture on School Safety
Many studies have been done on safety in schools. Likewise, many studies have been done on the culture of various schools. Unfortunately, there has not been significant research on a link between the two. This is not to say that these kinds of studies have not been done, but rather that there…… [Read More]
Most conclusions on this approach were vague or indecisive in terms of social, psychological or mental significance (Rice, 1978, 1981; Graen et al., 1972; Ashour, 1973).
Furthermore, over the years, many scholars have come to the realization that leadership is situational and hence there are many realistic settings like the environment, the employees, the resources, etc. that…… [Read More]
Violence in Public Schools
The recent violence on school grounds (including elementary, middle school and high school violence) has created a climate of fear in American public schools, and the literature presented in this review relates to that fear and to the difficulty schools face in determining what students might be capable of mass killings on campus.…… [Read More]
Nursing Role in Patient Safety
The nursing workforce is the biggest workforce in the health care industry. The nursing staff in hospitals is primarily tasked with patient surveillance in both ambulatory settings and care facilities (seldom termed as patient monitoring / evaluation / assessment). Patient surveillance is important for recognition of errors and evading adverse incidents. Most…… [Read More]
Within some managed care systems, physicians who perform more procedures and spend more time with patients than is deemed necessary are penalized or physicians are simply paid based upon their number of patients, rather than the extent of the care they give to patients (Jecker 1998).
Managed care was designed to reduce the tendency of physicians to…… [Read More]
Their recommendations, which focused on prevention and response to campus emergencies such as the deadly shootings at Northern Illinois University, included suggestions for detecting early signs of and treating mental illness. Research has indicated that the risk of violence may increase when other risk factors are involved, such as substance abuse. Training should be targeted to campus security forces and…… [Read More]
Gonzalez (2007), discusses the company WellPoint Inc. that provides its members with the capability to develop their own personal health records, an option to receive test results online, provide a limited set of records to their providers and to allow other family members access to the information. In terms of security safeguards, WellPoint tracks who accesses information and has staff…… [Read More]
Edwards v. Pepsico
Company and Product Safety Issue
In the case of Edwards v. Pepsico, 268 Fed. Appx. 756, 2008 U.S. App, Mr. Edwards had three fingers cut off of his dominant hand while working on a bulk bag unloading unit (BBU) at his place of employment, Whitlock Packaging Corporation, Inc. (Whitlock). His lawsuit…… [Read More]
SOX provides explicit legislative directives for SEC regulation, altering this authority division, of what was once perceived as the states' exclusive jurisdiction.
Rule 404 of the SEC
The following Executive Summary reflects the Rule 404 of the SEC:
Auditors can't critique their own work and must avoid the appearance of conflict…… [Read More]
Secondly, the student must meet the requirements for a home education program, which include the same curriculum as listed in Florida Statutes, 232.246(1) (Florida Statute 232.0201, 1993). During the time of participation, the student must show evidence of academic progress, as determined by an evaluation which may include a review of the student's work by a certified instructor, grades obtained…… [Read More]
Prayer in public schools has been a subject of controversy ever since the Supreme Court ruled in 1962 that "any kind of prayer, composed by public school districts, even non-denominational, is unconstitutional government sponsorship of religion" (U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Separation of Church and State web site). The next year the Court found that "Bible reading over the school…… [Read More]
Public policy, crime, and criminal justice
Mandatory Sentencing: Case Study Critique
The prime grounds of mandatory sentencing laws are utilitarian. The laws come with long prison sentences for recidivists, drug dealers and isolation of violent criminals from the community aiming at preventing them from committing additional crimes outside the…… [Read More]
Employee's Rights to Health and Safety in the Workplace
The objective of this study is to analyze the rights of employees to health and safety in the workplace in regards to the scenario as follows:
DoRight has recently been hired as the President of the "Universal Human Care Hospital," where he oversees all departments…… [Read More]
history the American public has become shocked by the amount of violence that is occurring within its school system. Students have brought guns to school and used them to kill their classmates. Teachers have been attacked in the halls and administrators have been accosted as they went from the building to the car and back again. Violence in the American…… [Read More]
violence in the public schools. Teen violence in general has become a major concern in America today. One of the reasons for the issue being so prevalent is the number of school shootings in the last few years, especially the shooting at Columbine High in Littleton, Colorado. While the welfare of young people is always of concern, much of the…… [Read More]
intern in the administration of an inner city school. Learning the "ropes" in terms of what administration staff does in a school environment requires the ability to research, it calls for good listening skills, and the ability to closely observe what skilled, experienced professionals are doing. It also becomes clear from the beginning that asking questions is a vital component…… [Read More]