Reflection Paper Instructions Watch all the segments in the First and Second Program on the Groups in Action DVD while following along in the workbook, reading the commentaries by….
For the final assessment in this course you will be required to prepare a presentation that provides a comprehensive assessment of either a non-profit or a government organization. The organization will be CASA https://casaforchildren.org/ Your presentation should assess the following elements of the organization:
1. A description of how the organization is structured and how it functions. Analyze how this might be different than the type of organization not chosen.
2. An assessment of the purpose of the organization.
3. An assessment of how the organization is managed, led and governed.
4. An assessment of how the organization is both similar and different than the type of organization not chosen.
5. An assessment of how the organizations relationships with other nonprofit and government organizations.
6. A description of the social and fiscal policies impacting the organization and an analysis of how they impact the organization.
Your presentation should be a minimum of 12-14 slides and should include either a detailed narration document referring to the sources used to support your assessment or detailed notes in PowerPoint with in-text citations. Each slide must have from 150 to 300 words in the narration or notes, excluding the title and reference slides.
Your presentation should cite and incorporate at least 5 sources from the scholarly sources. It should also include an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Additionally, your presentation must accommodate the following requirements:
1. Include an introductory slide
2. Clearly demonstrate critical thinking
3. Use at least 6-8 scholarly sources
4. Document all sources in APA style
5. Include a reference list slide in APA forma
Béland, D., & Waddan, A. (2012). Governance and public policy: Politics of policy change: Welfare, Medicare, and Social Security reform in the United States. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. ISBN: 9781589018846 Located in UoR ebrary, use ISBN to search for text.
Tschirhart, M., & Bielefeld, W. (2012). Managing nonprofit organizations.San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 9780470402993 Located in UoR ebrary
· Chapter 7 (Financial Stewardship and Management)
Page 344- 354 in Chapter 14 (Public and Government Relations)
Rainey, H. G. (2009). Understanding and managing public organizations (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 9780470402924 Located in UoR ebrary, use ISBN to search for text.
· Chapter 5 (The impact of political power and public policy)
Malloy, D. C., & Agarwal, J. (2010). Ethical climate in government and nonprofit sectors: Public policy implications for service delivery. Journal of Business Ethics, 94(1), 3-21.
Social Policy & Social Work. (2012, November 15). What is social policy? – Lecture by Professor Jonathan Bradshaw for prospective students [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/7zUv4bHdHMc (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.) The video may also be retrieved from: http://www.york.ac.uk/spsw/about/what-is-social-policy/
Amadeo, K. (2014, February 4). What is fiscal policy? Types, objectives, and tools. retrieved from http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/Fiscal_Policy.htm
Gray, R., Bebbington, J., & Collison, D. (2006). NGOs, civil society and accountability: Making the people accountable to capital. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 19(3), 319-348.
Le Grand, J. (1991). Quasi-markets and social policy. Economic Journal, 101(408), 1256-1267.