PUB 7005 Week 3 Assignment

   Week 3 Assignment: Assess Ethical Issues and Research Methods within Public Budgetary Procedures

Develop a comprehensive paper examining the budgetary policies and procedures of your selected department or governmental entity. In your essay, include the following: Micro- and macro-level trend-lines of revenue and      expenditure for the last three (3) fiscal years; Your best assessment of the accuracy of these figures      (support your assessment by interpreting foundational research methods in      this field); A discussion of the ethical dilemmas faced by officials      for such practices and their impact on program evaluation and personnel      performance evaluations. Provide specific examples where appropriate. Justification for the need for ethical and professional      codes of conduct, especially for public employees, within budget and      finance positions.

Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly peer-reviewed resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
 

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages
 

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.

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