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    Allocating of scare resources has been an important part in decision making in the health care system, leading to ethical issue been raised. Ethical issue involved is often conflicting. Resource allocation can be particularly challenging in rural setting, where resources are not enough to meet all needs. Resource allocation involves distribution of resources amongst people or programs. Health care usually deals with this issue in the macro level or micro level. The macro level “deals with distribution of resources not on individual level but communal level” (Loewy, 1989, p.31). While the micro level “determines the use of specific resources for specific patients…deals with problems of abortion, feeding the vegetative, or using ventilators in a brain dead” (Loewy, 1989, p.31). Resource allocation should satisfy two main ethical criteria, which are “should be cost-effective. Limited resources for health should be allocated to maximize the health benefits for the population served… and should be equitable or just; equity is concerned with the distribution of benefits and costs to distinct individuals or groups” (Wilker & Brock, 2006, Chapter 14). However, efficiency and equity can sometimes collide. In the H1N1 scare case, the first step is to identify and analyze the nature of conflict that surrounds the allocation of scare resource. The focus of value may arise amongst any combination of personal, professional, organizational, and community values. Personal values are…

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    The purpose of the study is to transform Veterans Benefits Administration’s (VBA) forecasting method from the current silo approaches to one which predicts and measures the interdependencies between LOBs, assesses impact of resourcing prioritization on an enterprise level through trade-off analysis, and optimizes resource allocation for benefits delivery. Ultimately, the quantitative refinement of benefits delivery optimization will allow for accurate, realistic, and defensible performance…

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    Introduction Legally pedestrians in the United States always have the “right of way” when interacting with vehicle traffic, and therefore factors like location should not impact pedestrian safety. We wanted to observe if there are any location-based norms of pedestrian-driver interactions and assess whether these differences suggest different allocations of road sharing between pedestrians and drivers. A 2005 paper by Kameda, Takezawa, and Hastie, examines an adaptationist approach to social…

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    (Esposito & Smith, 2006). Isernhagen (2012) reported on the perceptions that school improvement planning participants had on the process by stating, “Educators emphasized the importance of a collaborative culture to the school improvement process, as it allowed teachers to share resources, cooperate on a more cohesive curriculum, and support each other emotionally” (p.5). Isernhagen further pointed out the need for strong leaders to encourage a change in the school culture in order to facilitate…

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    Solar panels, biofuels, and other sustainable technologies are still new and developing in many areas and individual implementation of infrastructure and maintenance can be extremely cost prohibitive. The role of government in this scenario is to redistribute funds and resources to both individuals and industries to make sustainability economically accessible. The best way to do this is through government subsidies and grants that fund companies and researchers dedicated to implementing and…

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    Finding a just and equitable resource distribution method to many people is not feasible. There is no one time that any government can have sufficient resources which create the additional problem of allocation. In addition, there are many perspectives to resources where they can be construed as both social goods and commodities. There is also the macro and micro levels at which health care resources can be viewed with the ability to pay or cost and price relationship that allows survival or…

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    Term Paper Based on “Children’s Recognition of Fairness and Other’s Welfare in a Resource Allocation Task: Age Related Changes” By Michael T Rizzo, Laura Elenbaas, Shelby Cooley, and Melany Killen Letha Plecker Colorado State University Introduction Moral development is necessary for the everyday social situations in the world. It is the ability for children to develop attitudes and feelings towards others in society based on their experiences, culture, and social rules. Moral development…

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    FAFSA Allocations Name Institution FAFSA Allocations Given the critical function higher education has in both the public and individual economic success, the government should consider giving FAFSA priority to younger students. This will go a long way to ensuring that the younger students who are likely to be out of school are retained in school. Younger students are disadvantaged in many ways, which makes their education challenges before they reach the senior years (Abel & Deitz, 2014).…

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    Homeownership: Case Study

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    Each dollar spent by the government necessarily implies that a dollar less is spent in the productive economic sector. This diminishes growth because economics forces direct the resource allocations, within the private sector, while political forces dictate when bureaucrats and politicians decide amount to spend. Certain government spending, for example sustaining a proper-function legal system could have a greater return rate. However, in general the governments do not efficiently utilize…

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    The Manpower Requirements Approach The main thrust behind the manpower requirements approach is conducted and employed for the purpose of ascertaining future educational staff requirements, through an assessment that is based on current economic trends (Bray & Varghese, 2010). According to EFA (2014), the manpower requirements approach has had an important effect on the design and available human resources for schools around the world. EFA (2014) described an example of how this planning…

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