Essays Tagged: "Policy"

"Bullying in the school system." by Igor Litchakev

is very important that the teachers, parents and students all understand the school's disciplinary policy. Physical punishment is not appropriate, since this only reinforces the bully's view that it ... sponsible manner. The victim should be taught to be more assertive.If your school has an anti-bully policy, use it to get help. Even if your school doesn't have any set policies, you can still prevent ...

(2 pages) 135 2 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

IT & Management (subject) 1st Year College Risks and responses associated with IT systems

ify & describe four key points, which should form the basis of an organisation's computer usage policy.1The first aspect of any computer usage policy should include steps educating users of the th ... inks near any hardware"4A section, where all users are required to sign that they have received the policy, read it, understood it, and agree to abide by it. This applies to all existing employees, co ...

(3 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What do we mean by the 'policy process' in the media? How do we ensure effective policy making through the media?

The policy process is a staged system of assessing societal values, through use of "multiple methods of ... societal values, through use of "multiple methods of inquiry and argument to produce and transform policy-relevant information that may be utilized in political settings to resolve problems," (Dunn, ... evant information that may be utilized in political settings to resolve problems," (Dunn, 1981:11). Policy-making is deeply influenced by the media, which tends to shape societal views. The process of ...

(8 pages) 181 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How do institutions shape policy? Neo-Institutional theory and Parliament and Cabinet

This essay is concerned with the impact of institutions of the state on the policy process. Key influences in the Neo-Institutional approach to the study of policy have been th ... ology and a growing recognition of the need to employ historical analysis to trace the evolution of policy over time. I intend, in this essay to examine Neo-Institutionalist theory, and discuss it's r ... Two points though that should be noted are that institutions are seen as central to one of the main policy theories, and that they are seen as 'makers and shapers' of policy.Attempting though, to unde ...

(6 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Decision Making of Successful Managers

he/she has selected to determine if it is consistent with the organizational objectives and overall policy, and if it will further the objective of the organization. If a policy is established or a sp ... s.umich.edu/cogarch0/common/theory/boundrat.htmlJanis, I. (1989), Crucial Decisions - Leadership in Policymaking and Crisis Management, Free Press, New York, p 287.Kayser, T. (1994), Building Team Pow ...

(11 pages) 983 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Leadership - Primary Principles

authority to his or her subordinates, but also represents the team in dealing with higher authority.Policy Maker:Must make policy decisions on the direction of the group will enhance the group (mainly ... ion of the group will enhance the group (mainly a Senior Management role)Executive:Has to translate policy into practical plans that work, specifying how the task is to be accomplished, where, when an ...

(11 pages) 250 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

MGT 431 SMC Company Five Year Strategic Plan

Technological AdvancesStaffingSMC Company is faced with a shrinking local labor and must change our policy of hiring exclusively from the local labor market. In order to increase our workforce, we nee ...

(10 pages) 403 0 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This essay should be under the subject "Information Technology" I will discuss the politics of information

The findings that I will discuss for this assignment include those in reference to the information policy (or lack thereof), the withholding of information, and the information politics which seems t ... ng of information.The first finding that I will discuss is the findings in reference to information policy. Information policy is listed in this article as "a formal method of communicating informatio ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Blue Mountain Company vs David Tuff

ing Tuff's actions, the efforts made by him to make Blue Mountain Company repeal the changes in the policy should be clear. Tuff pursued the following actions with Blue Mountain Company:* He vocally c ... Tuff pursued the following actions with Blue Mountain Company:* He vocally complained about the new policy to his immediate superiors;* He presented them with worst-case scenarios related to individua ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

MGT 350 - Case Study - Let It Pour

nships and right now there are individuals who are crossing it!2. Start from square one. Review the policy and procedures manual and see what policies need to be revised with the current situation the ... ent situation the hospital is in. The CEO would meet with his direct reports and advise them of the policy changes and reiterate the existing ones. They would then trickle this information down to the ...

(8 pages) 318 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Controlled Web Surfing.

, but to also increase productivity within the company.Employees that abuse the internet and e-mail policy are only hurting themselves in the long run by taking away from productive company time, and ... o exist before they can be enforced." (Taillon, 2004, pg.16). A company should not only implement a policy for internet use, but for e-mail as well; a plan needs to be in set to educate the employees ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Policy making in South Africa

ens expect to live safely being organised both to contribute to and to benefit from sound governing policy. Broadly speaking policy consists of three overhead functions which are: policy making, polic ... ing policy consists of three overhead functions which are: policy making, policy implementation and policy analysis and evaluation.The task of this assignment is to concentrate only on policy-making w ...

(26 pages) 52 0 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The PE Dress Policy

THE P.E. DRESS POLICY I have been going to ______________________ school for about __________ years now years now m ... __________ school for about __________ years now years now my one major complaint is the P.E. dress policy. In this essay I will list the pros and cons on this certain subject. _____________ has a ver ... n this essay I will list the pros and cons on this certain subject. _____________ has a very strict policy on the dress code, which is hard on my fellow students and me. I hope that by the end of this ...

(2 pages) 746 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Conservative View

On this project I'm going to take the part of a conservative. The issues are the smoking policy, the attendance policy, and community service for a graduation requirement. He following para ... . He following paragraphs will explain in greater detail what I feel about the 3 topics.The smoking policy. I believe that the smoking policy should be thrown away and there should not be smoking allo ... student is caught smoking on school grounds the punishment will be quick and severe.The attendance policy. I think the attendance policy as it stands is a good policy. It allows the kids ample time t ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How do politics affect the bureaucracy? What lessons can we learn from theory about government and the bureaucracy?

some arguing for elitist theories and some for pluralist theories. If individuals wish to influence policy, they must have an outlet to do so. By studying history and theory, an individual will have t ... ermore have the ability, institutional memories and experiences, as well as resources, to influence policy in their favor (Fritschler 20-22). The critique of elitist theories, can be found within the ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Notes on Decision Making and Rational Choice Richard N. Lebow's "Between Peace and War"

ttern as them.-Irrational ConsistencyThe pursuit of consistency becomes irrational if it closes the policy-makers mind from seeing better alternatives.Aspects are:i. Powerful Determination, belief pre ... s and calculatorsIrrational consistency- pursuit of consistency becomes irrational if it closes the policy maker’s mind.Premature cognitive closure- making the decision pre-maturelySelective abso ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Performance appraisal

(4 pages) 125 0 2.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Establishing information polic

table use must be in writing and be communicated to all the employees of the organization.A written policy should include some of the following the key elements which are necessary for a typical organ ... es. For example, it should outline what is considered to be offensive or harassing material and the policy should clearly state that the company lines of communication are not to be used to distribute ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Communication Process

ized to do are in a Standard Operating Procedures, SOP for short. Therefore, any deviation from the policy for special occasions such as a military ceremony or special visitors entering the installati ... work and they are not on a pre-approved list. Our SOP says that there shall be no exception to this policy unless otherwise directed in writing to do so. Since the policies and procedures are in "blac ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Little Lamb Scenario

when the supervisor hired his cousin instead of Mary, it could be in violation or breach of public policy)b. If an employee has been fired in violation of federal or state laws (discrimination, but t ... dered "for-cause" employee, so this does not apply).So, in this writer's opinion a breach of public policy may have occurred, and this may be Mary's best course of action in pursuing justice. Public p ...

(3 pages) 88 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management