Create a flow chart of the decision-making process using one of the processes identified in the Rainey text or some other version that you have discovered through your own literature research. Post your flow chart to the discussion.
Use your flow chart to analyze a process that you have recently implemented or have observed as it was implemented in a public agency. Was it an effective implementation? What made it effective? If not, where in the decision-making process did the effectiveness break down?
Drawing on the case study vignettes in the Unit 5 studies and the motivation theory presented in Rainey, Chapter 9, describe likely motivating factors for the subordinates’ behavior in each situation.
What incentives can the administrator use in each instance to assist the subordinate in refocusing their efforts toward contributing to the organization and management team in a constructive fashion? Offer practical suggestions as part of this analysis.
Chose a public agency and analyze its organizational structure. Which of the following designs might categorize the organization?
Product and hybrid.
Market and customer focused.
Discuss the key concepts and factors that substantiate your observation. Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the organizational structure and analyze how the structure might influence the organization’s effectiveness.
Use the literature to support your analysis. Information on the organizational structure of the agency can be obtained through observation, personal experience, Web sites or the literature.
analyze the challenges and opportunities that you as an administrator would encounter in employing Web-based applications. Choose one public agency and explain how these challenges and opportunities relate to this specific agency.
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