1. Settings for Public Health Practice

1. Settings for Public Health Practice

Select and respond the following topic below with the support of at least one scholarly source (besides your textbook), use proper grammar, spelling and APA format:

Explore the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website at http://www.hhs.gov/about/index.html. Choose an agency of HHS, and explore what the agency does, when it was created, and who is in charge. Could certain agencies be combined? If so, which ones?

Initial responses should be no less than 450 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references (aside from the textbook).

Diversification and Organizational Structure

Read the Tesla and Ford Motors case studies in the text (Cases 16 and 18). Jot down any additional thoughts based on your general knowledge of the automotive industry and personal experience with buying, driving, fueling and maintaining cars. Background research may be needed to satisfy your curiosity and answer questions raised by your readings and recollections.

2. Questions

Please answer all of the following questions:

Chapter 8

How have Tesla and Ford Motors diversified over the past 10 years? What are the criteria for deciding whether this is a good idea? Has this been a good idea?

Chapter 10

On a scale of 1–10, where 10 is highest and 1 is lowest, how well do you think the staff capabilities and organizational structure at Tesla and Ford Motors support their respective strategies?

3. 7.2 Discussion Board Post

Go to the popular press (can be a newspaper or web-based news) for a current events story that deals with a corporation that had to make a decision

Discuss the process that corporation went through in gathering information and making a “go-no-go” decision