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    government positions to those who supported their political party during the election allowing the government to become corrupt. After the assassination, the government began to realize a new system was necessary, the Pendleton Civil Service Act created laws with new requirements to ensure those up for the federal positions had the proper education and greater professionalism. This act was effective at accomplishing reform and progressive goals not only due to the fact that it ended the practice of the spoils system, allowing civil service positions to be filled based off merit, but it also reduced government corruption while increasing efficiency. The Pendleton Civil Service Act ensured those hired were qualified reducing government incompetence. It was sponsored by Senator Pendleton of Ohio and it regulated those who were hired and ensured they had certain qualifications,…

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    The Civil Service System

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    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…

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    The Office of Personal Management was established by Theodore Roosevelt is considered to be the father of the cutting edge merit-based administration. Merit is a term which means the value of quality of something or someone. Merit selection ensures that selection is based only on a person's ability to perform the work. Merit selection aims to choose the best person for the job, resulting in a quality workforce. OPM's history, which started with the Civil Service Act in 1883 and formally renamed…

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    Countries like Denmark, Australia, and Canada had already granted women the vote in 1914, where in Britain, Suffragettes were fighting for rights. This put pressure on Britain as they were scared of revolution to take place, like already seen in Russia and France. After these revolutions over democracy had taken place there began an interest for a democratic government across Europe. This led to many groups in Britain demanding a real democracy for their government. As a result, the upper…

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    There are two types of popular pressure which may have brought improved representation and greater democracy. The Marxist historians argued that violence improved representation. The meritocratic or moral force argument was the idea that the unfranchised proved that they would not undermine the constitution through their interest in property initially, but World War One led to the reformation of this idea. In addition, the different party political interests may have also led to the Reform Acts…

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    history there have been great social changes whenever it came to the rights that privileged citizens held over others. As disparages between social classes grows there is an outcry for the same privileges that had long been privy to a certain percentage of the population to be shared. Great Britain however began to change in regards to this social norm when the Reform Bills were introduced. In Britain the Reform Bills were brought into being for the sake of suffrage regardless of class in…

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    Japan Business Culture

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    in the late twentieth century. With an economy once projected to take over the United States as the largest economy in the world, the perception of business in Japan has always been positive. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2015 ranking, Japan was the 18th least corrupt country in the world with a score of 75 (0 meaning highly corrupt and 100 meaning very clean). The United States was ranked 16th for reference. Although Japan has a good standing as…

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    complexities. Neither Healy, the board, nor the DOC was in agreeance throughout this case. According to the case, “The board and Healy would end up on a collision course.” Which in fact did occur between both the board and the DOC on numerous occasions, for example, “Dr. Healy firing two of our top people in disaster services is just too much.” “Several board members and veteran administrators thought that she should have suspended the employees with pay.” The continuous disagreements between…

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    “How does the NPM reform in Indonesia and what is the rationale of the reform? To see the how the NPM Reform that carries performance management taken up in Indonesia. Background and Rationales of NPM Reform as well as the existing condition portrays Indonesian Bureaucracy under SBY Presidency 2010-2014. Section 3.3.3. outlines the implementation strategy of the Reform during this period which comprises Performance Management strategy of reform. And closed with conclusion. 3.2. COUNTRY…

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    it has undertaken significant legislative reforms including requiring all government officials to publicly declare their assets (Morrell, 2012). The 2008 Constitution also requires that the government submit the draft budget to the parliament for approval which was rarely made public during the previous regimes (Chêne, 2012). These developments were encouraging but more commitments from the government were needed to convince the people and the international community of its sincerity…

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