10 Aug 2 Discussion Questions
1st discussion question
“Understanding Organizational Structure” Please respond to the following:
- Using the agency you selected in Assignment 1, review the current organization and describe its organizational design model.
- Using the agency you selected in Assignment 1, identify a change that would help the agency to better serve its current mission. State your rationale for redesign.
2nd discussion question
“Understanding Implementation” Please respond to the following:
- Review “NYPD’s Counterterrorism Division” in Chapter 9. Dickey is sharply critical of “the dangerously ill-conceived, mismanaged, and highly militarized global war on terror” and sees the success of the NYPD’s counterterrorism program as offering an alternative approach. Recommend one or two actions you would take to implement a different plan from Dickey and / or Kelly.
- Review “Problems and Applications in Chapter 9 and respond to scenario 2 about smuggling drugs. Assume that you are on Commissioner Lane’s team. Recommend one or two alternatives to the plan described and explain how you will evaluate the success of each recommendation.
Starling, G. (2011). NYPD’s Counterterrorism Division. Managing the Public Sector. Retrieved on July 14, 2019, from Managing the Public Sector textbook.