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Due Date: 11:59 p.m. EST, Sunday of Unit 2.
Points: 40

Overview:

In this assignment, you will review justifications for the practice of risk and crisis management in the
public sector, identify factors through which crises can be caused, and explain the drivers and
barriers to effective risk and crisis management.

Instructions:

Find at least three articles from the Post University Library and/or other similar credible resources that
highlight and discuss at least three of the biggest risks facing public organizations (remember blogs
and wikis are not considered scholarly sources). In your paper:

 Identify these risks and thoroughly explain their causes.

 Explain the barriers that may be faced in dealing with the risks and justify the ultimate benefit
and need for risk management.

Requirements:

The paper should be 3-4 pages (excluding the title and reference pages), double-spaced, and
formatted according to APA style. Be sure to cite all your references.

Read the grading criteria below before you write and again after you write.

PAD645: Risk Management for Public Administrators

Risks in the Public Organization

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Evaluation Rubric for Risks in the Public Organization Assignment

CRITERIA Deficient
Needs

Improvement
Proficient Exemplary

(0-5 Points) (6-7 Points) (8-9 Points) (10 Points)

Risks
Identified

Less than 3
accurate risks facing
public organizations
identified, minimally
addressed, or risks
identified are
incorrect.

Provided information
on 3 risks facing
public organizations
though some
information may be
inaccurate or
missing.

Accurately
identified at least 3
risks facing public
organizations,
though some key
details could be
further elaborated.

Accurately identified
and thoroughly
addressed 3 or
more risks facing
public organizations.

Barriers
Discussed

Barriers faced in
dealing with the
risks identified are
missing, minimally
addressed, or
incorrect.

Provided information
on the barriers faced
in dealing with each
of the risks
identified, though
some information
may be inaccurate
or missing.

Accurately
identified and
addressed the
barriers faced in
dealing with each of
the risks identified,
though some key
details could be
further elaborated.

Accurately identified
and thoroughly
addressed the
barriers faced in
dealing with each of
the risks identified.

Benefit and
Need

Does not accurately
define or explain the
benefit of risk
management and its
importance, or this is
minimally
addressed.

Defined risk
management and its
importance, though
some information
may be incomplete,
inaccurate, or
missing.

Provided basic,
though accurate,
information of the
benefit of risk
management and
its importance,
though some key
details could be
further elaborated.

Provided engaging
and informative
information that
thoroughly defines
the benefit of risk
management and its
importance.

(0-2 Points) (3 Points) (4 Points) (5 Points)

Grammar /
Spelling

Writing assignment
contains several
errors in grammar,
spelling and
punctuation which
detracts from
content of the
passage.

Writing assignment
contains several
minor errors in
grammar, spelling
and punctuation, but
does not detract
from content of the
passage.

Writing assignment
is mostly free of
errors in grammar,
spelling and
punctuation.

Writing assignment
is free of errors in
grammar, spelling
and punctuation.

Resources /
Format and
APA Style

May have used less
than 3 scholarly
resources. Did not
demonstrate correct
use of in-text
citations in the
appropriate APA
format.

3 or more scholarly
resources used.
Occasionally
demonstrates
correct use of in-text
citations in the
appropriate APA
format.

3 or more scholarly
resources used.
Mostly
demonstrates
correct use of in-
text citations in the
appropriate APA
format.

3 or more scholarly
resources used.
Consistently
demonstrates
correct use of in-text
citations in the
appropriate APA
format.

QUICK QUOTE

Approximately 250 words