There is a mounting public awareness and focus on issues of financial accountability and control across the country today. The public is demanding businesses, government agencies, public health organizations to adhere to and high standards of integrity, accountability, and financial control.
Respond to the following questions in relation to financial management and budgeting:
In your opinion, should the same standards and expectations of financial accountability and control of private or for-profit corporations and businesses be placed on public health
What value, if any, do financial management and budgeting have for accountability and control of public health organizations?
Most marketing business professionals would agree that effective marketing messages should be clear, consistent, and compelling.
Consider the following statement:
All county health departments should use identical marketing strategies to market public health services.
Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Justify your responses with scholarly references and appropriate examples.
Operations plans and organizational budgets are vital for organizations to meet their goals and objectives. Operations plans and budgets are closely intertwined and interdependent. Cross-to plan, develop, and monitor the operations plans and organizational budget documents.
Respond to the following discussion points in relation to organizational budgets:
Why are operations plans and organizational budgets so closely linked?
Recommend strategies for cross communication at the planning, development, or monitoring phases of operations planning and budgeting.