Problem 1. It is important to be able to articulate the details of a given discipline through formal education and be knowledgeable enough to discuss social equity fluently in an interview or a meeting. Define the term social equity. .
Problem 2. State the purpose of affirmative action.
Problem 3. Identify the pros and cons of using merit pay within public-service organizations.
Problem 4. It is interesting to consider the advantages and challenges associated with contracting out personnel. Briefly describe an example of a public-administration situation where you would outsource the work. Then, briefly explain why outsourcing is advantageous to the situation.