In this assignment, you will explore how the organization and policitial environment of an agency or departments can impact the issue of the Patriot Act.
Using the Patriot Act issue, write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you respond to the following questions:
- Examine the organization of the agency in which the issue resides. Describe the structure and departments within the agency and the manner in which the departments interact with each other.
- Given the description you provided in Question 1, describe the primary ways the human resource management part of the organizational structure positively or negatively impacts the Patriot Act issue.
- Given the description you provided in Question 1, describe the primary ways the budgeting part of the organizational structure positively or negatively impacts the Patriot Act issue.
- Given the description you provided in Question 1, analyze the political environment and explain (2) challenges that political responsiveness may present for management.
- Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than five  years old) from material outside the textbook. Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and governmental Websites. Wikipedia, other wikis, and any other Websites ending in anything other than “.gov” do not qualify as academic resources.
Assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA format.
- The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.