Write a 6–8 page (including title and reference page), titled Part 1: Rationale and Analysis for the [Selected Agency], in which you separate the content into the following sections:
- Functions of the Agency.
- Analysis of the Selected Agency. Develop an in-depth analysis of the selected agency’s planning, organizational design, and implementation, and then provide recommendations for improvement. Research related academic sources, the agency’s website, or a relevant government website.
- Analysis of Policy Implementation.
- Recommendations for Planning and Implementation.
Agency Selection: Select an agency either from the list below or your own choice of a public agency. Before selecting an agency ensure the agency (or department) is structured to meet the expectations of all the assignments in the course. For public agency selection recommendations, review these websites:
- USA.govLinks to an external site..
- A–Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and AgenciesLinks to an external site..
- U.S. Office of Personnel ManagementLinks to an external site..
- The Nonprofit TimesLinks to an external site..
- NGO AdvisorLinks to an external site..
- City, county, or state governments: Local GovernmentsLinks to an external site..