7 page public admin. / managing people paper

Category: Education

The  City Manager has hired you as the Chief of Staff for your local  government and has contacted you regarding the following issues  concerning various governmental departments and external stakeholders:

Issue 1:

In  the past year, citizen, department, and outside stakeholder complaints  have been filed against the Department of Health administrators. Such  complaints cited unprofessional leadership, unethical practices,  insufficient customer and patient care, poor fire and emergency response  time, and inability to implement change and resolve conflict within and  amongst subordinates and staff. The Department of Health is composed of  the following agencies: 

· Social Services, 

· Fire and Emergency Management, and 

· Human Services.

Issue 2:

The  School Board has a collaborative relationship with various government  departments. In the last two (2) months, the School Board has charged  department directors with failure to work collaboratively with the  School Board on its efforts to: 

· Meet  federal mandates regarding reformation of new policy issues that will  impact the leadership of the Department of Redevelopment and Housing,  the State Department of Education, and the State Department of Housing  and Urban Development.

· Support  the academic leadership of secondary school principals by providing  specific student data from the Department of Juvenile Relations, in an  attempt to improve student retention and performance toward increasing  graduation rates.

Note: You may create and / or make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.

Write a seven to eight (7-8) page paper in which you address the following:

1. What would you do to deal with scenarios 1 and 2 as Chief of Staff? Provide a rationale to support your response.

2. What  policies and practices would you change? Recommend one (1) specific  leadership theory and two (2) public leader styles that would be most  beneficial for the School Board in addressing the issues presented.  Provide a rationale for your response.

3. Determine  the essential manner in which the leadership from the Department of  Public Health, the School Board, and the various other government  departments impact the leadership of the City Manager and his or her  ability to carry out government operations.

4. What would you do to lead the local government unit moving forward?

5. Include  at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than 6 months old)  from material outside the textbook. Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed  references include scholarly articles and government websites.  Wikipedia, other wikis, and any other websites ending in anything other  than “.gov” do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

· Be  typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with  one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA  or school-specific format.

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