Successful organizations have an ability to mobilize quickly when events open a promising window for social change.

Successful organizations have an ability to mobilize quickly when events open a promising window for social change. However, as organizations become more successful, the agendas they pursue broaden and it becomes more challenging to keep track of all the possible options for action, let alone to prioritize them. The Justice Project (TJP) found itself in this situation in the fall of 2006. After a number of significant successes, including the passage of the federal Innocence Protection Act, TJP had far more opportunities for changing the criminal justice system than it could possibly take on. In an environment where tactics may Read More …

A generous university benefactor has agreed to donate a large amount of money for student scholarships. The money can be provided in one lump sum of $12 million in Year 0 (the current year), or in parts, in which $7 million can be provided at the end of Year 1, and another $7 million can be provided at the end of Year 2.

Problem 1: A generous university benefactor has agreed to donate a large amount of money for student scholarships. The money can be provided in one lump sum of $12 million in Year 0 (the current year), or in parts, in which $7 million can be provided at the end of Year 1, and another $7 million can be provided at the end of Year 2.     Problem 2: The San Diego LLC is considering a three-year project, Project A, involving an initial investment of $80 million and the following cash inflows and probabilities:  

Organizational Structure

Chose a public agency and analyze its organizational structure. Which of the following designs might categorize the organization? Functional. Product and hybrid. Matrix. Market and customer focused. Geographical. Process. Discuss the key concepts and factors that substantiate your observation. Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the organizational structure and analyze how the structure might influence the organization’s effectiveness. Use the literature to support your analysis. Information on the organizational structure of the agency can be obtained through observation, personal experience, Web sites or the literature.

Read the articles Jessica Alba’s Triple Bottom startup raises $25 million and The bottom line of corporate good.

Read the articles Jessica Alba’s Triple Bottom startup raises $25 million and The bottom line of corporate good. In reference to the articles, discuss how firms incorporate the triple bottom line concept into traditional business concerns over profitability. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Guided Response: In 300 words or more, please, provide your response to the above discussion question. Comment on how customers can influence firms to pay more attention to the preservation of the natural environment. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Substantive responses use theory, research, and experience or examples to support ideas Read More …

Select at least three topics from this week’s readings and discuss how they can be applied to your final project.

Select at least three topics from this week’s readings and discuss how they can be applied to your final project. In addition, research for appropriate resources that will be required to complete this week’s final project and provide quantifiable proof of their validity and usefulness in completing the final project. In your reflective summary, include the following details as well: List some Web sites and other sources that you found useful in obtaining information on the United States and state judicial system. Who are some of the key players in your local area that you might interact with in some Read More …

Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention

This is a paper describing the results of an analytical research project, worth 25% of your total grade. Your paper should be 10-12 pages, double-spaced, exclusive of cover, title page, table of contents, endnotes and bibliography. Your paper must use APA formatting with the exception that tables and figures can be inserted at the appropriate location rather than added at the end. Following UMUC policy, all students must upload their papers to Turnitin.com (following instructions provided by your instructor), produce and review an originality report, and submit the final version of the paper to your Assignment Folder prior to the Read More …

Policemen of the world

By the mid-20th century, the United States had become the dominant force in international relations. Some have argued that the United States’ military functions as the world’s “police.” This assignment covers the manner in which this shift occurred and the consequences the United States faces as a result of its status as “policemen of the world.” Using the Internet and reputable news sources, research two (2) real-life international incidents from the past five (5) years in which:   The U.S. used military action abroad. Controversy existed within the American public regarding U.S. involvement. Controversy existed within the country or countries Read More …

Policemen of the world

By the mid-20th century, the United States had become the dominant force in international relations. Some have argued that the United States’ military functions as the world’s “police.” This assignment covers the manner in which this shift occurred and the consequences the United States faces as a result of its status as “policemen of the world.” Using the Internet and reputable news sources, research two (2) real-life international incidents from the past five (5) years in which:   The U.S. used military action abroad. Controversy existed within the American public regarding U.S. involvement. Controversy existed within the country or countries Read More …

Policemen of the world

By the mid-20th century, the United States had become the dominant force in international relations. Some have argued that the United States’ military functions as the world’s “police.” This assignment covers the manner in which this shift occurred and the consequences the United States faces as a result of its status as “policemen of the world.” Using the Internet and reputable news sources, research two (2) real-life international incidents from the past five (5) years in which:   The U.S. used military action abroad. Controversy existed within the American public regarding U.S. involvement. Controversy existed within the country or countries Read More …