Organizational Design: Help or Hindrance?
Identify two medium to large-sized cities law enforcement agencies within the United States. Write a three to five page paper comparing two organizational design structures relating to the law enforcement organizations. Complete a thorough analysis and provide an opinion regarding the structures impact on the organization, design the strengths and weaknesses of the structure in relation to the focus of the policing within the organization. In addition to the text, use at least three scholarly sources to support your comparison and analysis.
The paper must be three to five pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least three scholarly resources (at least one of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library) other than the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.
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