- If you look at Figure 4.5 on page 117 of Inside Texas Politics shows that Texas ranks low in terms of voter turnout and even with the increases in 2018 and 2020, Texas still remained in the bottom 10 nationally (44th in 2020). One study ranked Texas has having the highest costs of voting in the nation. So, what is the single most important thing Texas could do to increase voter turnout? Explain Need 100 words.
- The United States Constitution requires conducting a decennial census because representation in the U.S. House of Representatives is based on population. The results of the census also affect districts for the Texas legislature. One of the primary tasks when the 87th Legislature is drawing new districts for all members of the state legislature. Texas, like many states, allows the state legislature to draw the district boundaries, but some states have moved to using independent commissions in effort to reduce the influence of partisanship. Which is a better choice for Texas: maintaining the status quo or adopting an independent commission. Why? Need 100 words
siness organizations can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by integrating total quality management and business process reengineering. TQM seeks continuous improvements in product/service quality over time, while BPR takes advantage of information and telecommunication technology to achieve dramatic changes in organizational processes that facilitate performance improvements. While the two management approaches both seek to enhance performance and quality, they are often perceived as complete opposites because of their dissimilar pace, time requirements and change initiatives” (Lee and Asllani 409). Lee and Asllani however, argue that the two philosophies and approach to management control the course of the business “have many similarities and can be combined to form the ‘endless quality improvement’ management approach” (Lee and Asllani 409). Similarities between reengineering and TQM out number differences, both; are initiated by senior management, focus on enhanced quality, seek the contribution of all employees, are team oriented, allows the blurring of pre-existing departmental boundaries, and both requires full management commitment. However there are some differences between these concepts. “Quality programs work within the frame work of a company’s existing processes and seek to enhance them by means of what the Japanese cal Kaizen, or continuous incremental improvement” (Hammer and Champy 52). The idea here is to do what you already do, however only do it better. With QTM the process is never truly completed, whereas with BPR the process can be quickly called completed. Also with QTM the process is evolutionary and utilizes a democratic management style, however with BPR more measurable results>GET ANSWER