Civil Service Reform Act of 1978

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  • The Civil Service System

    such a vast number of employees would take a system nearly as complex as the government itself. The civil service system was created to do exactly that. The purpose of this paper is to explore the origin, history, and evolution of this system and its relevance today. The civil service system is often referred to a personnel administration or, a better-known term; human resources. Merriam –Webster’s dictionary defines personnel administration as the phase of management concerned with the engagement and effective utilization of manpower to obtain optimum efficiency of human resources. What we know as…

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  • Indian Child Welfare

    Political factors and the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 Politically, the 1970’s were a time of social welfare reform that allowed advocates the opportunity to push for tribal sovereignty and the overall wellbeing of Indian children. The success of this period as a highpoint in social welfare was largely due to the push for domestic legislation surrounding social welfare issues like the desegregation of schools, civil rights, voting rights, and War on Poverty (Blau, Abramovitz, 2014). This…

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  • James Macgregor Burns Leadership Summary

    James MacGregor Burns’ Leadership also offers critical insight into the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of moral leadership. According to Burns, “transformational leadership demands commitment, persistence, courage, perhaps selflessness and self-abnegation. Pragmatic, transactional leadership requires a shrewd eye for opportunity, a good hand at bargaining, persuading, reciprocating.” Simply put, transformational leaders seek to mobilize their followers to through act of…

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  • Johnson's Sixties

    The expansive welfare society of the 1960s was mainly as a results of Johnson’s initiatives of 1965-1967, referred as the Golden Society (GML 977). According to GML the initiatives provided health services to the poor and elderly, direct food aid to the poor (food stamps), increased government spending in education and urban development. Johnson also set up new cabinet offices and agencies like Housing and Urban Development and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission respectively (GML 977). Such…

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  • The Reformation In England

    As society changes, trends repeat themselves throughout time. This same theory applies to the Reformation in England and the formation of the then newly established Church of England. No matter the circumstances, England’s reform was bound to happen. The English reform assisted in the creation of The Church of England, which follows the Christian faith. Anglicanism, today’s name the Christian denomination, is thought to be a happy medium between Protestant and Roman Catholic. The Reformation was…

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  • ADA Case Study

    Case Study 1 History and Background of ADA ADA stands for Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA was passed and signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George Bush Sr. (ADA, 2016, Timeline of). This Act was put in place to protect people with disabilities whom are able to perform a job, with reasonable accommodations. Employers with 15 or more employees are required to following the ADA. Some examples of disabilities are hearing or seeing impairment, wheelchair bound, etc. …

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  • Tranquility & Mosaics In The Fourth Amendment Summary

    while opponents of the program believe that its questionable constitutional validity, along with its lack of clear success in preventing a single terrorist attack, leaves the National Security Agency’s metadata collection program in desperate need of reform or outright abolishment.…

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  • Cost Of Freedom

    existence (Heiligenstein). In the aftermath of the Watergate Scandal, the Senate investigated the intelligence services of the United States with the Church Committee investigation of 1975. Through this investigation, it was revealed for the first time to the average American that the NSA had been spying on telegrams entering and leaving the U.S and monitoring civil rights leaders, protestors of the Vietnam War, and suspected drug traffickers. In response to the public outrage brought on by…

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  • Democracy Protests: The Fight For Democracy In Thailand

    The resounding protests of Thai students, fighting for democracy, echo throughout the newspaper headings of the past and present. The current pro-democratic protests continue the trend of constant flux in Thailand’s political system since the end of the absolute monarchy in 1932 through the repeated reforms of constitutions since 1932, its struggle against the established norms of Thailand’s hierarchical values and attitudes towards the socio-economic system by the call for democracy, and the…

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  • Gender Dysphoria And Gender Identity

    someone differently solely because of his or her biological gender or sexual orientation. These instances can include being denied advancement in one’s profession or even harassment by one 's coworkers because he or she is different than those around them. According to the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, same sex couples to have the right to marry in every state and have the same benefits and protection that heterosexuals have.( Liptak,) Therefore, there is currently…

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