NASPAA Core Competency Of Team Building And Coalitions

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The following piece of evidence meets the NASPAA core competency of the ability to communicate and interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry and specifically within the sub-competency of Negotiate interest-based resolutions with stakeholders experiencing conflict. The selected piece of evidence exceeds the standard because it demonstrates how I used the fourth option in Competency 5d being able to point to example in which they have created and/or lead teams or coalitions. Can apply teaming and coalition building concepts to describe the experience. The following report was the Module 6 essay quiz of PAD 6227 – Public Budgeting. To complete the essay quiz, I discussed the various team building and coalitions …show more content…
The guidelines that govern these actors set limits on the exact amount of money they are dealing with. These constraints determine the competition levels of the funds available among different agencies and parties. I explain that public policy extends to the budget process in many ways, when it comes to balancing the budget, making long-term investments, borrowing money and even lowering taxes. This “tug of war” process can potentially influence the budget process in various directions, such as increasing taxes with more provided public goods and services or lower taxes with limited government and the benefiters. This process also involves public participation, with multiple stakeholders involved so that democratic participation and accountability is encouraged. Political actors such as elected officials may also get involved to shape the budget …show more content…
On a federal level, there is a tendency for there to be an equal balance of power between the branches. However, on a state or local level, their balance of power is towards the executive level, with mayors or city managers than in the legislature, which is more apparent on the federal level. The state and local budget process is also more vulnerable to outside lobbying influence. However, the state and local budget is harder to change because it is often embedded in the state constitution. The President, state governors and mayors all have veto powers, accordingly. The third question asked, “In general, how the budget processes evolved in the USA and what difference has that made?” In this part, I discuss the long history of the budget process that begins in the sixteenth amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which includes the authority to create and collect income taxes and borrow money as

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