Week 11 Discussion
Think for moment about the last time you watched the news. What was reported? You probably can recall several stories that addressed social issues and/or problems occurring in the world and maybe even in your community. Perhaps there was coverage about school violence, world poverty, or increasing air pollution. These are the kinds of issues and problems that drive the work of public and nonprofit managers and leaders. Managers and leaders help to identify social issues and problems and implement solutions.
In this Discussion, you will explore the role of public and nonprofit managers and leaders as agents of positive social change.
For this Discussion, review this week’s Learning Resources. Pay particular attention to the mission of each organization and the social issues and/or community problems being addressed. Think about public or nonprofit organizations with which you are familiar. Consider the organizations’ missions and the role managers and leaders play in being agents of social change in addressing social issues and/or problems.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 3 an explanation of how leaders and managers in public or nonprofit organizations can be agents of social change. Provide two specific examples of a public leader or manager in public or nonprofit organizations whose efforts led to social change