-Why do Americans expect so much of their leaders?
-Are Army leaders living up the professional standards in ADP 1?
-Given the recent lapses in moral behavior amongst senior military
leaders, what can be done to prevent leaders from acting in ways
detrimental to public trust of the Army profession?
-How can recognizing the Profession of Arms as a true profession
strengthen one’s resolve to act ethically?
– Which of the five characteristics of a profession encourage ethical
behavior in members of the profession? How do they do that?
– Are the Army’s professional certification requirements adequate to
ensure that most of its members engage in ethical behavior? If not,
what changes would you make?
-How does Army culture influence senior leaders’ ethical behavior?
-Do the Army’s current programs and strategies adequately address
current issues (i.e., sexual harassment, sexual assault, senior leader
ethics, suicide prevention, hazing, fraternization, substance abuse,
EEO and resilience)? Why or why not? What changes would you
(Note:Use attached Chapter 2 ADP1 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC–Q-9asEg#action=share as references)
Question 2:Investing in Character Development
Address ALL the bullets and questions below in an orginal post to the forum. Then, respond to at least two other postings. In your responses, please refer to the ethics readings (from any of the ethics modules) or other credible sources as appropriate:
-Describe your own character development by rating yourself at a
level and stage on the Kohlberg scale. Explain why you believe you fit
that particular level and stage.
-In their article, “What Does Contemporary Science Say About Ethical
Leadership?” Barnes and Doty discuss the importance of ethical
leadership in the military. What can you take away from this article
and apply in your own career, especially relative to where you are on
the Kohlberg scale?
-Applying the concepts and principles from this lesson, describe how
you plan to invest in developing yourself as a senior leader, and how
you can mentor others to be leaders of character.
(Note:Use attached Contemporary Science & Ethics, ADRP 6-22-2-1 Chapter 3 and Kohlberg Summary attachments)
Question 3:Honoring the Public Trust
Second, in the forum below address at least one of the following bullets. Apply concepts, principles and perspectives from the readings as well as your own insights, experiences and lessons learned. Also respond to at least two other initial postings. Be sure to refer to the readings in your responses as appropriate.
-Analyze Dan Ariely’s perspective about the natural tendency to lie
-What is unique about senior military leader experiences that tempt
them to be dishonest?
-How does dishonesty from senior military leaders undermine
honoring the public trust?
-How does dishonesty and unethical conduct impact internal and
external trust relationships?
-What are the underlying cultural factors in Army environments that
affect public trust?
1.1 This report is a venture evaluation for the property Pink Plaza. Pink Plaza is a 17 year old six story office building situated in the focal point of Reading. 1.2 The report incorporates both a short and long haul examination of Pink Plaza. The fleeting evaluation expect a five year holding period, while the long haul examination accept a noteworthy renovation of the entire working after the rent expiry of the ground and first floors (from March 2019). In every situation a venture an incentive for Pink Plaza has been ascertained. 1.3 Pink Plaza was built as prime office space in 1989. It is situated in Reading town focus and is in nearness to the mainline railroad station. The property is a six story office piece as of now let to 4 distinct occupants. Every story has a gross inner zone of 34,432 sq ft, of which 31,204 sq ft is useable office space. The property has never been renovated. Segment 2 Reading Office Market 2.1 Reading is a built up territorial business focus, found roughly 40 miles west of focal London, and 4 miles north of intersections 10, 11 and 12 of the M4 Motorway. The town has great rail, street and air joins. 2.2 as far as business 9% of the Reading workforce is utilized in money related intermediation contrasted with 4.7% in England and Wales. 2.2 The Reading office showcase profited especially from the quick development of cutting edge enterprises in the 1990s. However 2000 saw fast combination in this area of the market with the sudden end of the "Website" blast. Therefore take-up of office space in Reading fell fundamentally. From that point forward take-up has steadily started to enhance with 2005 seeing the most noteworthy Reading town focus office take-up (107,331 sq ft) since 2001. 2.3 With the finish of the "Website" blast the Reading office showcase saw an extensive increment in the measure of surplus office space accessible. From that point forward the market has settled with the measure of accessible office space still high yet the absence of occupier request putting designers off building any new theoretical office improvements. Office supply in the town focus now remains at 761,109 sq ft (2004: 809,647 sq ft). Segment 3 Reading Rental Values 3.1 Recent arrangements on Grade A space recommend that prime market leases in Reading town focus are £23-£25 per sq ft. This can be seen with Apex Plaza (Barclays Bank plc) accomplishing a lease of £23.50 per sq ft, Davidson House (Lloyds TSB) accomplishing a lease of £24 per sq ft and Abbey Gardens (Huntswood Ltd) accomplishing a lease of £25 per sq ft. Consequently inside this examination it will be accepted that a prime market lease inside Reading is at present £24 per sq ft. The present rental estimation of Pink Plaza is assessed to be £20.90 per sq ft. This figure depends on rental confirmation from four practically identical properties. 3.2 Apex Plaza - 3.2.1 Apex Plaza is a point of interest office working in focal Reading. It comprises of four connected office structures totalling around 205,000 sq ft. - 3.2.2 It was initially worked in 1989, and is situated in a prime position alongside Reading railroad station. In 2004 Apex Plaza experienced a £2 million re-fit. - 3.2.4 On 2 October 2006 Barclays Bank plc took 6148 sq ft of office space inside Apex Plaza on a 14-year rent at £23.50 per sq ft. - 3.2.5 Apex Plaza is a decent practically identical property with similitudes in size, area and age. However because of the way that it experienced a re-fit in 2004 its rental estimation of around £23.50 per sq ft will be higher than that of Pink Plaza. 3.3 Aquis House - 3.3.1 Aquis House is a 5 story office property of roughly 50,000 sq ft. The property is found straightforwardly inverse the railroad station in the focal point of Reading. - 3.3.2 The property is on the site of the previous Reading focal post and arranging office and was redeveloped in 1994. - 3.3.3 On 1 May 2006 Horwath Clark Whitehill took 9815 sq ft of second-floor office space on a 7-year rent at £21 per sq ft. - 3.3.4 Aquis House is a decent equivalent property because of its comparability as far as area. The property was redeveloped in 1994, five years after Pink Plaza was fabricated, and in this way its rental estimation of roughly £21 per sq ft will be higher than that of Pink Plaza. 3.4 Minerva House - 3.4.1 Minerva House is situated in focal Reading. It contains office convenience organized more than 5 stories totalling roughly 59,200 sq ft. - 3.4.2 The property was initially worked in 1987 and now requires a noteworthy renovation. - 3.4.3 On 1 July 2005 Provecta Car Plan Ltd took 465 sq m of office space on another three year FRI rent at £17 per sq ft. - 3.4.4 Despite similitudes as far as age and area the property right now requires significant restoration. It can in this manner be reasoned that Pink Plaza would summon a higher rental esteem. 3.5 Abbey Gate - 3.5.1 Abbey Gate was built in 1986 and contains a headquarter particular office building masterminded over the ground and three upper floors together with storage room on the fourth floor, totalling roughly 44,203 sq ft. - 3.5.2 The property is sensibly halfway situated with Reading railroad station around 0.6 miles away. - 3.5.3 On 4 November 2005 an undisclosed inhabitant took 13,117 sq ft of third floor office space on a sublease lapsing in May 2010 at £20.80 per sq ft. - 3.5.4 Abbey Gate is three years more established than Pink Plaza and is less midway found. Pink Plaza would thusly be required to charge a higher rental esteem. 3.6 Conclusion From taking a gander at prove from four practically identical properties it is conceivable to set up a present rental incentive for Pink Plaza. Its rental esteem seems, by all accounts, to be amongst £20.80 and £21 per sq ft. It has in this manner been presumed that the present rental incentive for Pink Plaza is roughly £20.90 per sq ft. From this gauge it can be reasoned that Pink Plaza is at present finished leased as passing rents in the building range from roughly £22 per sq ft up to £28 per sq ft. Segment 4 Rental Growth 4.1 Office rental development The Investment Property Forum conjectures rental development for all workplaces in the vicinity of 2006 and 2010 to be around 4.5% dad. 4.2 Depreciation 4.2.1 Depreciation has been characterized as "the rate of decrease in rental/capital estimation of an advantage (or gathering of benefits) after some time with respect to the advantage (or gathering of benefits) esteemed as another contemporary detail." (Law, 2004) 4.2.2 There have been various past investigations of the effect of devaluation on land, especially in the UK. Law (2004) investigated these examinations and found that the apparently reliable outcomes were a deception as they all utilized an assortment of estimation strategies and information. 4.2.3 The figure utilized for deterioration in this report depends on discoveries from the Investment Property Forum report, 'Devaluation in Commercial Property Markets' (2005). 4.2.4 It must be featured that outcomes are confounded by the time of investigation that the report utilizes, with examination beginning in the consequence of the major U.K. land subsidence of the mid 1990s. 4.2.5 The report, utilizing a 19 year test, from 1984 to 2003, sets up office rental deterioration to be roughly 1.0%. 4.3 Conclusion 4.3.1 From these discoveries the accepted net rental development rate utilized as a part of this evaluation will be 3.47%. 4.3.2 This figure is built up utilizing the accompanying equation: - Net rental development rate = ((1 + Rental Growth)/(1 + Depreciation)) - 1 = ((1 + 4.5%)/(1 + 1.0%)) - 1 = 3.47% Segment 5 Reading Office Yields 5.1 In the second quarter of 2006 it has been accounted for that in the Thames Valley prime yields are simply underneath 5% net beginning yield (NIY). Inside Reading prime yields have all the earmarks of being higher than this figure. This can be found in the case of Prudential Campus, 121 Kings Road: 5.2 Prudential Campus, 121 Kings Road - 121 Kings Road is situated in focal Reading. It contains office convenience orchestrated in three connected pieces with five stories totalling roughly 179,929 sq ft. The property was finished in 1992 and was some time ago Huntley and Palmer industrial facility. - On 9 August 2006 Oppenheim Property Fund Management bought the freehold enthusiasm from IM Properties plc for £66 million, as a speculation, mirroring a NIY yield of 6.17% and an ARY of 7.22%. 5.3 Using figures from the CBRE UK Prime Rent and Yield Index it can be seen that there has been an unfaltering pressure of yield levels in the South East office division and in the general national office part since 2004. Chart 1 underneath shows this. Chart 1 5.4 This yield pressure can be connected to the solid financial specialist interest for U.K. property that has been seen amid this period. Coordinate property has performed amazingly well amid this period and indeed 2006 sees coordinate property beating gilts and values. 5.5 Despite proceeded with speculator interest for U.K property, most recent figures anticipate that yield pressure in the workplace segment will bit by bit moderate. However, larger amounts of rental esteem development throughout the following couple of years will give important help to keep up current yield levels. 5.6 This report has guage an ARY for a restored Pink Plaza of 6.75%. This figure depends on current prime ARY comparables and by anticipating an ARY incline line utilizing the CBRE UK Prime Rent and Yield Index. 5.7 Clearly the unrefurbished Pink Plaza can't hope to accomplish such a low yield as an equal prime (new or restored) property in Reading. There are various comparables that can be utilized when anticipating an ARY for an unrefurbished Pink Plaza. 5.8 Minerva House - Minerva House is situated in focal Reading. It contains office settlement organized more than 5 stories totalling around 59,200 sq ft. The property requires significant repair. - On 10 June 2006 Schroders plc obtained the freehold enthusiasm from Miller Developments Ltd for £12 mil>GET ANSWER