For this assignment, you will apply your analysis to the creation of a management plan from my previous paper assigned to you.
For the purpose of this course, a management plan is an approach to engage action with your topical area of concern based on key analysis of evaluative criteria pertaining to this area of public administration and management. The aim of this plan is to help you organize your insights from your review of the literature concerning how this area can be mitigated or managed more effectively in the practitioner realm.
In this assignment, you will construct a management plan to address the nature of the issue related to your topical area, develop evaluative criteria to judge the merits of your management plan, and apply the appropriate analytical methods to assess the nature of your management plan as related to your chosen theoretical framework. You will also identify and explore the impact and insights provided by other theories as suggested by this analysis, identify recommendations based on the findings of the topical analysis, and provide a conclusion related to your management plan.
In a 10–13 page plan, address the following:
Apply an appropriate perspective of public administration to your management plan as it relates to your topical area.
Relate theory and perspective to the topical area.
Identify problem components of the theory in terms of operations. Identify any key issues.
Explore the manner in which the theory is made operational and relate it to an outcome.
Identify alternative strategies to address the topical area from a public administration perspective.
Develop evaluative criteria to judge the merits of the management plan.
Consider the following questions:
Are all concerns related to the topical area addressed?
What are the outcomes?
Does the management plan offer the potential to address issues?
How is quality being measured?
Does the plan improve the effectiveness of this topical area of the project, program, or initiative?
Evaluate diversity and equity considerations related to the nature and scope of the management plan.
Define equity as it relates to your program.
Consider how this embeds itself in management.
Consider how this relates to the plan.
Evaluate the political context related to the nature and scope of the management plan as framed by public administration perspectives.
Consider the implications pertaining to the political context and federalism.
Develop suitable recommendations based on the findings of your analysis pertaining to the construct of the management plan.
Identify gaps based on your analysis.
Identify any innovations that arose through your analysis.
Written communication: Your writing should clearly identify where each grading criterion or part of the assignment is addressed. Your points must be logical, substantive, and relevant based on the evidence presented. The writing must be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA guidelines: Resources and citations must be formatted according to current APA style and formatting. When appropriate, use APA-formatted headings.
Resources: Your ideas must be supported with relevant scholarly sources that are dated within the past five years and are properly cited and referenced in current APA style.
Length of paper: 10–13 typed, double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.