Decisions in Paradise Part III:IDMA Company (With Instructor Comments)

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Decisions in Paradise Part III

W5 Individual Assignment

University of Phoenix

Karen Amabile

September 8, 2008

Decisions in Paradise Part III


Nick's second report, Decisions in Paradise Part II, revealed his research findings and proposed plan of action for the International Disease Alliance (IDMA) organization to outsource the majority of the Kava Island project to existing nonprofit, volunteer and governmental organizations such as: World Wide Disaster Relief [sic], World Food Programme [sic] (WFP), Australian Government's Overseas Aid Program (AusAID), and Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) rather than in-sourcing in order to minimize initial cost to IDMA and maximize time, efficiency and effectiveness.

The purpose of Nick's final report and for this paper is to describe the rationale and plan for implementation for the proposed solution of outsourcing for IDMA to establish a greater presence on Kava Island by: 1) determining factors affecting decision implementation, 2) evaluating resources and actions required for decision implementation and 3) evaluating ethical implications from stakeholder perspectives.

Determining factors affecting decision implementation

Determining factors affecting decision implementation involved importance weighing, brainstorming and starbursting to determine the significance of each issue and decide where to start. Based on Nick's previous research and decisions the impacts of natural disasters appear to be the highest concern followed by inferior health and education levels. In order to bring immediate relief to Kava Island and its inhabitants IDMA chose the following plan for implementation of humanitarian aid:

Natural Disasters: 1) World Wide Disaster Relief [sic] will take over search and rescue missions and recovery clean up projects and resource management with monetary assistance as well as rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts and law and order personnel from AusAid and appropriate monetary donations from IDMA. 2) WFP will take over...