Week 4 Discussion: "Budgeting and Financial Management"
"Budgeting and Financial Management" Budgeting is a tool for implementing policy and managing the organization/agency/department implementing the programs to achieve the outcomes identified in the policy. Review the budget for the agency responsible for implementing the policy you identified to address the issue that you researched for Assignment 1. The agency can be found by clicking:https://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/a. From the weekly readings and e-Activity, evaluate the level of impact that political influence may exert on the budgetary process pertaining to the agency charged with implmenting the policy you identified to address the issue in Week 1. Demonstrate how political influence both positively and negatively impacts budgeting for the policy/issue that you are researching. Be sure to support your position with a relevant example and appropriate academic research. Based on your assessment of the types of budgeting presented in Chapter 5, present a position on which type of budgeting may be most effective and why. Be sure to support your position with a relevant example and approrpriate academic reserach.
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