Step 1: Read, reread and examine the City of Dallas Sanitation Department website: https://dallascityhall.com/departments/sanitation/Pages/default.aspx
-Take notes, highlight relevant facts, underline key problems.
Step 2: Focus your analysis:
-Identify two to five key problems (ie. Shortage of workers and the timelines of trash pickup)
-Why do they exist?
-How do they impact the organization?
-Who is responsible for them?
Step 3: Uncover possible solutions/changes needed:
-Review course readings, discussions, outside research, your experience.
Step 4: Select the best solution.
-Consider strong supporting evidence, pros, and cons. Is this solution realistic?
Format of the essay:
o Identify 2 to 3 key problems and issues in the case study.
o Formulate and include a thesis statement, summarizing the outcome of your analysis in 1–2 sentences.
o Set the scene: background information, relevant facts, and the most important issues.
o Demonstrate that you have researched the problems in this case study.
3. Evaluation of the Case:
o Outline the various pieces of the case study that you are focusing on.
o Evaluate these pieces by discussing what is working and what is not working.
o State why these parts of the case study are or are not working well.
4. Proposed Solution/Changes:
o Provide specific and realistic solution(s) or changes needed.
o Explain why this solution was chosen.
o Support this solution with solid evidence, such as: Concepts from class(text readings,discussions,lectures) Outside research Personal experience(anecdotes)
o Determine and discuss specific strategies for accomplishing the proposed solution.
o If applicable, recommend further action to resolve some of the issues.
o What should be done and who should do it?