The Centralia No. 5 Mine Explosion: A Failure in Public Administration
– Description Centralia Coal Company was owned by Bell & Zoller Coal & Mining Company. Herbert E. Bell was the Chairman and William P. Young was the Vice President. Illinois ranked third in coal production. Four agencies had authority over coal mining at the time; the state of Illinois, the United States Government, Centralia Coal Company and the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). The explosion in Centralia No. 5 occurred on March 25, 1947. Beginning with his appointment in 1941, State Mine Inspector Driscoll O….
The Blast at Centralia No. 5: A Mine Disaster No One Stopped
– a. Topic Statement The case study The Blast in Centralia no. 5: A mine Disaster No One Stopped is a useful lens through which to identify potential pitfalls for national security organizations. The most powerful lessons that ought to be learned by the case study are twofold. First, political interference in the work of governmental organizations can lead to dysfunction and mission failure. Second, the failure to conduct independent oversight over a governmental organization—especially when its performance has been openly questioned—permits that dysfunction to continue unabated….
– 5th August 2010, 33 Chilean miners were trapped 2,000 feet underground for over two weeks. The miners were working at a depth of around 450m (1,475ft) at the San Esteban mine, near the city of Copiapo, when the rock above them collapsed. This was a headline around the world and forever pain for the miners and their family members. Major incident is uncommon in Chile, the top mine producer country. The rescue works started after 17 days after the incident but progress has been hampered because the main entrance is blocked….
What I Hope for My Future as a Manager for Behavioral Health Programs
– … Conversely, I believe that others in the class may be surprised to learn of the Herculean efforts organizations such as mine (which are often typecast as the bad guys) make on a daily basis to invest in and incentivize the health and wellbeing of our members (at the provider level and member level), often at great expense in developing capacity and working around regulatory barriers and other challenges to do so. I anticipate and look forward to light side and dark side discussions. In my work role, I am involved in several initiatives that will be implemented over the next eighteen months….
A Hostile Work Environment at the Senior Center
– … 742). Instead of yelling to get a point across, they received training on how to do the job and received positive reinforcement; the staff had a higher performance regardless of the hours and amount of work because of positive reinforcement. Therefore, managers in public sectors should consider how their message affects employees because the emotional impact affects job performance, as well. To continue, it took a lot of work and good will to get the staff to cooperate and follow instructions because they had a history of being hostile with managers….