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QNT 562 Week 1 Individual Assignment Clearly Stated Research Questions

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Assess the following research questions for clarity of purpose, appropriateness of scope, and their ability to be researched: · Is the city management form of government better than the mayor and council form of government? · Is Kelsey keeping pace with US cities of similar size? · Do Master of Public Administration programs equip graduates to be superior governmental employees? · How do the values of public sector employees differ from those of private sector employees? · What factors will cause the emergence of the next US metropolitan area? Recommend improvements to the questions and explain the importance of the changes to potential research. Rewrite the questions with these improvements in mind. Format your questions consistent with APA guidelines.

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QNT 562 Week 2 Individual Assignment Research Designs for Policy Analysis

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Write a paper of no more than 1,050 words, distinguishing various forms of policy analysis, seen in Figures 1.1 and 1.2 in Ch. 1 of Public Policy Analysis,in which you do the following: ¡ Articulate why you think a descriptive or explanatory research design would be most appropriate for each form of policy analysis. ¡ Include all eight forms of policy analysis addressed in Ch. 1 of Public Policy Analysis. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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QNT 562 Week 3 Individual Assignment Models of Policy Change


Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com You have been asked by the mayor of Kelsey to make a presentation to the City Council on the models of policy change. Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that does the following: · Inform the City Council of the eight models of policy change, as presented in the Models of Policy Change section in Ch. 2 of Public Policy Analysis. · Describe how you think each model may be best related to a problem-structuring method, as presented in the Methods of Problem Structuring section in Chapter 3 of Public Policy Analysis. · Explain the rationale for the eight pairings in your presentation or speaker’s notes. Note. The use of a tabular format, similar to that used for Table 3.2 in Ch. 3 of Public Policy Analysis, to present your descriptions and relationships will simplify and shorten your synthesis of these complex materials. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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QNT 562 Week 3 Individual Assignment Models of Policy Change


Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com You have been asked by the mayor of Kelsey to make a presentation to the City Council on the models of policy change. Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that does the following: · Inform the City Council of the eight models of policy change, as presented in the Models of Policy Change section in Ch. 2 of Public Policy Analysis. · Describe how you think each model may be best related to a problem-structuring method, as presented in the Methods of Problem Structuring section in Chapter 3 of Public Policy Analysis. · Explain the rationale for the eight pairings in your presentation or speaker’s notes. Note. The use of a tabular format, similar to that used for Table 3.2 in Ch. 3 of Public Policy Analysis, to present your descriptions and relationships will simplify and shorten your synthesis of these complex materials. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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QNT 562 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Survey Administration Plan

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Your team has been asked by the mayor and the Kelsey City Council to prepare a survey administration plan to get a feel for public opinion about the Stanley Park project. Clearly state your main research questions before creating your survey instrument. Also, be sure the data collected is at least at the interval level, so descriptive and inferential statistics may be used for its analysis. Resource: City of Kelsey Virtual Organization (The City of Kelsey Virtual Organization is an Apollo Group, Inc. learning tool that allows students to apply what they have learned in a real-world context using realistic data.) Access the Virtual Organizations government portal. Click the City of Kelsey seal and choose the City Government tab at the top of the page. Review the Stanley Park Project file. Prepare a survey administration plan in which you do the following: 路 Create at least 10-12 survey questions. 路 Identify possible validity and reliability issues, and discuss how validity and reliability will be ensured. 路 Propose a survey distribution plan, including a discussion of adequate and inadequate sampling plans for the study. 路 Identify ethical issues associated with data collection, and describe how you will address any issues that might arise. Format your plan consistent with APA guidelines.


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QNT 562 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Economic Vitality Index

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Your team has been asked by the Economic Development Department of Kelsey to compare Kelsey against another US city of similar size within a range of plus or minus 15% of the population of Kelsey. To do the comparison, your team must prepare graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for each city and create an index for comparing the economic vitality of medium-sized municipalities in the United States. Economic vitality is not a standard measure; in this activity, you must decide what data shows economic vitality. Resource: City of Kelsey Virtual Organization Access the Virtual Organizations government portal. Click the City of Kelsey seal and choose the City Government tab at the top of the page. Review the Kelsey Profile and the Kelsey Comprehensive Annual Financial Report June 2005. Create an economic vitality index using at least five parameters of your choosing from parameters available in data sources associated with


Kelsey and those that are accessible on the Internet for US cities. See the websites listed below. Use your index to rate Kelsey against the other city. Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to the Economic Development Department of Kelsey that shows the following: · Comparative demographic statistics for Kelsey and the selected city · Hypothesis tests of the two largest differences you see between the cities’ demographics to determine if these differences are significant at the 0.05 level · The process your team used to create the economic vitality index · The results of how Kelsey compares with the selected city using your economic vitality index Format your economic vitality index consistent with APA guidelines.

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QNT 562 Week 6 Individual Assignment Models of Policy Change Tax Revenues Policy Memo and Presentation

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The Director of Budget and Finance has asked you to prepare a policy memo and a presentation to the Kelsey City Council to explain and forecast the major sources of Kelsey’s tax revenue for the upcoming year. Resource: City of Kelsey Virtual Organization Access the Virtual Organizations government portal. Click the City of Kelsey seal and choose the City Government tab at the top of the page. Review the Kelsey Profile and the Kelsey Comprehensive Annual Financial Report June 2005. Write a 3-page policy memo in which you do the following: · Use a correlation analysis to explain and a regression analysis to forecast the three major sources of Kelsey’s tax revenue for the upcoming year. · Use the city’s historical data on population as the independent variable and its major tax revenue receipts as the dependent variables for these analyses. · Include all of your calculations and your hypothesis test of the calculated correlation at a 0.05 level of significance. · Provide any cautionary statements you believe given the analyses’ findings. Prepare a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to the Kelsey City Council based on the information in the policy memo. Format your policy memo and presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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QNT 562 Week 6 Learning Team Summary


Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com QNT 562 Week 6 Learning Team Summary

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Qnt 562 Possible Is Everything--snaptutorial.com  

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Assess the following research questions for clarity of purpose, appropriateness of scope, and...

Qnt 562 Possible Is Everything--snaptutorial.com  

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Assess the following research questions for clarity of purpose, appropriateness of scope, and...

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