Four (4) logistical alternatives Scanlan could have addressed
Assignment 1 Reminder
Centralia No. 5
Based on the case study by Martin, The Blast in Centralia No. 5, in Stillman, PA, Chapter 1, write a 3-4 page paper in which you:
1. Identify and explain four (4) logistical alternatives Scanlan could have addressed.
2. Analyze and discuss Scanlan’s motivation toward the Constitution (the law), bureaucracy (as a public administrator responsible to the public), and obligation.
3. Take a position on two (2) possible paths of action for Scanlan and defend your choices.
4. Research and cite at least four (4) peer-reviewed academic sources.
Your assignment must:
· Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
· Include a cover page containing the tile of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
· Analyze the changing nature and responsibilities for managing public and nonprofit organizations.
· Use technology and information resources to research issues in modern public administration.
· Write clearly and concisely about modern public administration using proper writing mechanics.
The Blast in Centralia No. 5: A Mine Disaster
No One Stopped
Already the crowd had gathered. Cars clogged the short, black rock road from the highway to the mine, cars bearing curious spectators and relatives and friends of the men entombed. State troopers and deputy sheriffs and the prosecuting attorney came, and officials from
the company, the Federal Bureau of Mines, the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals. Ambulances ar-rived, and doctors and nurses and Red Cross workers and soldiers with stretchers from Scott Field. Mine res-cue teams came, and a federal rescue unit, experts bur-
dened with masks and oxygen tanks and other awkward paraphernalia of disaster. . . .One hundred and eleven men were killed in that explosion. Killed needlessly, for almost everybody
concerned had known for months, even years, that the mine was dangerous. Yet nobody had done any-thing effective about it. Why not? Let us examine the background of the explosion