compare and contrast the U.S Department Health and Human Services and U.S Department of Homeland Security.
* Discuss how the agencies are conceptually different and similar
*how they ensure agency responsiveness and competence.
responsiveness in terms of the needs of the people and environment
responsivessness in terms of flexibility – bureaus must be flexible in dealing with problems
competence in terms of effectiveness – effectivessness when viewed not only performance but also innovation in the form of policy goals and methods used to achieve them.
competence in terms of timeliness – bureau is expected to be timely in the disposition
* what method of control do you see being the most effective with these agencies? pick one for each agency from the ff.
method of controls are:
the new public administration
* propose a solution to “reform” U.S Department of Homeland Security.Pick one reform from the list
types of political reforms:
redundancy – the impact of duplication
strengthening political institutions
creating a better merit system
awakening the american people