In the Case Study Funding the Frog Study (Sharp, Aguire and Kickham, 2011), Herbert Kraft and Liana Munn, colleagues of Senator Tammy Wallis, listen to Senator Wallis on C-Span as she was speaking about the university research bill that had just been passed earlier in the day in her committee. Senator Wallis is the committee chair and both Mr. Kraft and Ms. Munn are members of this committee. Mr. Kraft and Ms. Munn were stunned when they watched Senator Wallis become very dramatic in her speech and started to attack a particular component of the bill which she described as needless pork. Senator Wallis accused the opposition party of using the amendment process to sneak funding in this high priority funding bill with a $40,000.00 research grant to study frogs in North Carolina, which she further described as worthless and wasteful spending. Senator Wallis continued in this speech to accuse the opposition party to having misguided priorities and that her fellow Senators Lansing and Weaver of North Carolina should not have tried to slip this funding through for their own selfish interests.
Mr. Herbert was extremely upset after watching this performance by Senator Wallis on C-Span and began discussing the situation with Ms. Munn. Mr. Herbert...
... middle of paper ...
Gaiter, D. J. (2013). Facets of Leadership. Neurodiagnostic Journal, 53(4), 323-327.
Koh, H. (2009). Leadership in public health... Eleventh Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the
Medically Underserved, and Cancer in Washington, D.C., April 2008. Journal Of Cancer
Education, 24S11-8. doi:10.1080/08858190903400385.
Peirson, L., Ciliska, D., Dobbins, M., & Mowat, D. (2012). Building capacity for evidence
informed decision making in public health: A case study of organizational change. BMC
Public Health, 12, 137. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-137.
Sharp, B., Aguirre, G., & Kickham, K. (Eds.) (2011). Managing in the Public Sector: A Casebook in Ethics and Leadership. Boston: Longman.
Souba, W. W. (2011). The being of leadership. Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine : PEHM, 6, 5. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1747-5341-6-5.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- School funding is a recurring issue in the modern era. Debates ranging from give schools more money, to get rid of the system in place and reform a new idea have been plaguing the world over the years. “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, signed in 2009, provided more than $100 billion in education aid to offset budget cuts..” (School Finance). Later, “Congress provided an additional $10 billion in 2010 to avert mass teacher layoffs (Education Week, "Total Recovery Act")” (School Funding).... [tags: School Districs, Funding, Educational Systems]
1496 words (4.3 pages)
- The original tale titled “The Frog King” or “Iron Heinrich” has no written origin. It was passed down orally through the Wild family, of Kassel, and was recorded by the Grimm brothers after Wilhelm Grimm married Dortchen Wild. The mortal of the original fairy tale is keep a promise once it is made. Centuries later Walt Disney’s Animation Studios retold the story under the name The Princess and the Frog in a more modern and embellished the story greatly. They completely changed the moral and most of the storyline.... [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, The Frog Prince]
1415 words (4 pages)
- Hop Frog as a Love Story "Hop Frog", by Edgar Allan Poe, is a short story in which the title character, after enduring much abuse by the king, gets revenge in the end. Hop Frog is not only the king's jester, but is also a handicapped dwarf. The king perpetually berates Hop Frog and plays practical jokes on his poor jester. At one point, king and his seven ministers summon Hop Frog before them so that he may give them ideas for an upcoming masquerade. The king forces him to drink wine (which Hop Frog always has an adverse reaction to drinking) and becomes very upset at him.... [tags: Hop Frog Essays]
1196 words (3.4 pages)
- The poem “Hazel Tells Laverne” written by Katharyn Howd Machan portrays the originally fairy tale story of the princess and the frog in a drastically different light. The fairy tale itself is very intriguing because there have been many different versions written over the years and the stories have slight differences between them (Heiner). The version that will be used for this analysis of Machan’s poem version will be “The Frog Prince” by Brothers Grimm. Machan’s version of the story is unique in many ways and, the time period she lived in and her gender played a great influence into how she displayed the classic fairy tale to the audience.... [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, The Frog Prince]
1231 words (3.5 pages)
- Case Study: Effective Managerial Leadership The successful implementation of a public policy to solve a social problem will greatly depend on the abilities of a public administrator. Furthermore, numerous case studies can show examples of how a successful public agency administrator can achieve goals through dedication and commitment. The following discussion will present a thorough analysis of main political, social, and economic forces that affected Dr. Gayle in establishing legislation to fight the AIDS epidemic as is presented in the case study Managing Across Boundaries: A Case Study of Dr.... [tags: Case Study]
1201 words (3.4 pages)
- Key Terms Over the years there have been many new state of the art sports stadiums that have been built in the United States. In fact from 1993 until 2013 there were 101 new sports facilities built on American soil, most notably AT&T Stadium (formally known as Cowboy Stadium) home to the Dallas Cowboys in 2009. Owner of the Cowboys and AT&T Stadium, multi-billionaire Jerry Jones set a new precedent in regards to sporting facilities but the one thing that AT&T stadium has in common with almost all of the other sporting facilities built over the past 20 years, is that they all received direct public funding.... [tags: politics, public funding, economics]
998 words (2.9 pages)
- After reading " The Case Against High School Sports" by Amanda Ripley started to make me think. There were many strong points about how the priorities of the sports are beginning to be more important to students than their education. Another great point was that the financing and budgeting is unfairly distributed throughout school districts and is spent more on athletics and clubs and not enough on classes. And I Believe that schools should put certain restrictions on the spending and promoting or in school sports and clubs because of the major drop in national and world comparisons.... [tags: Academic funding]
882 words (2.5 pages)
- The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County is a delightfully entertaining piece of work. The characters are developed beautifully through fantastic descriptions, amusing actions, and mostly through smooth, flowing, and terrific dialogue. The dialogue is, indeed, the main attraction of this event. Simon Wheeler's speech is optimistic, and above all, very friendly. Wheeler tells of Smiley's antics as any great story teller would. Wheeler offers his own observations generously.... [tags: Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County]
497 words (1.4 pages)
- It is interesting that funding seems to be a rather immediate concern when discussing sustainability of NGOs, be they local, national, or international. Funding is integral as it permits for the existence of NGOs as well as sustains their operations. All things considered, it is an important aspect as without adequate funding NGOs would be unable to meet their objectives and realize their vision. However, it can also become a purpose in itself as securing funding to sustain an NGO can subvert initial intentions; even lead NGOs astray from pursuing their missions.... [tags: sustainability, partnerships, leadership]
591 words (1.7 pages)
- The ability to be a leader has been studied extensively. Throughout this extensive study, some have pointed to leadership being a born trait (Northouse, 2012) while others point to the ability to learn the skills associated with becoming a great leader (Hughes, Ginnett and Curphy, 2012). While each side has its own valid points, one way to argue either way to see these skills in action. Whether these skills are seen in a high school student government association or the office of a large nationwide non-profit, they are present.... [tags: Leadership ]
1925 words (5.5 pages)