There are legacies of the past that continue to animate politics today in Texas and around the country. As a Confederate state that left the Union during the Civil War, Texas has faced a long history of civil rights challenges. As you learn in Module 2, civil rights are protections against arbitrary or discriminatory actions of other individuals or the government. Though the dismantlement of Jim Crow laws was accomplished by federal court rulings, laws, and constitutional amendments, the real work of challenging the prevailing attitudes and institutions of racism was found on the streets in places like Houston and Austin.
watch three short documentaries (the total time required is about 30 minutes) and take note of the following:
The types of discrimination described in the videos
The ways in which individual Texans took action against racism and discrimination
The branch(es) and levels of government to which activists looked for redress of their grievances
The Houston Civil Rights Movement Part 1
The Houston Civil Rights Movement Part 1 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
The Houston Civil Rights Movement Part 1
Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”
Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”
1979-81 SPECIAL REPORT: “VIETNAMESE VS. KU KLUX KLAN”
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Once you have watched the videos and compiled your notes, you will write an essay in which you weigh the evidence and answer these questions:
Paragraph 1: What role did state government play or not play in the three examples of civil rights in Texas?
Paragraph 2: What other levels of government were involved in the disputes (local? federal?)?
Paragraph 3: What branch of government seemed to play the most important role in dispute resolution in the three disputes (legislative, executive, or judicial)? Be specific.
Paragraph 4: What role, if any, did civil rights groups play in each of the three examples?
Paragraph 5: What have you learned from doing this assignment that you didn’t know beforehand?
The fruitful finishing of a venture relies on the learning and aptitudes controlled by the undertaking supervisor in dealing with the task. The capacity of the undertaking chief to play out the whole errand in a most fitting way would prompt the achievement of the venture. Be that as it may, the assignment of a venture chief isn’t a simple one. It includes loads of complexities and challenges, which should be handle with extraordinary care. There are around nine undertaking administration learning zones and getting understanding into every one of them helps in the compelling administration of a venture. In any case, it isn’t exactly conceivable to pick up information about every one of such nine undertaking administration regions, however aptitude in one territory would come about into the accomplishment of tremendous achievements in association. Thusly, it ought to be the prime adage of a person to obtain adequate learning on any of the nine information administration regions to deal with the undertaking in a best way and guarantee the accomplishment of the venture (Warner, 2010). The given intelligent diary is likewise worried about the choice of one of the task administration information territories that I am finding out about. The diary includes a short exchange on picked venture administration information territories and its application in the association where I work. The manner by which the taking in happens from the picked venture administration region and its application in the business association is the prime worry of composing this intelligent diary. The issues, complexities and the difficulties that are confronted while applying such learning in the association and furthermore the systems that are received in settling such issues additionally frames a noteworthy piece of exchange in the given intelligent diary. At long last, the real discoveries will be examined featuring the key discovering that have come about because of the picked venture administration regions. Undertaking Management Knowledge Areas The undertaking administration teach has nine noteworthy information regions according to the PMBOK. These incorporates, venture joining administration, time administration, scope administration, cost administration, quality administration, HR administration, correspondence administration, chance administration lastly the obtain administration. Picking up understanding into any of the previously mentioned nine undertaking administration zones will guarantee the accomplishment of achievement in the association (PM Concepts: Processes and Knowledge Areas, 2010). Among all the nine undertaking administration regions, the chose venture information administration territory to learn is Project Human Resources Management. The HR administration is a standout amongst the most critical territories of an undertaking and the effective administration of such regions would guarantee high development. In any case, administration of HR is a troublesome undertaking and it turns out to be more perplexing if there should arise an occurrence of huge tasks that include expansive number of workers. The administration of HR requires loads of procedures and methodologies, for example, inspiration; remuneration and so on relying on the conditions. This requires the venture administrator to obtain adequate information about the administration of HR, with the goal that the better workers can be enlisted and prepared for viably leading the undertaking. Gaining from Project Human Resources Management The administration of HR of the association is a significant essential undertaking as the proficient administration of HR would empower the association to accomplish upper hand over others. A HR chief needs to address different issues in the work put concerning the representatives and in that capacity, he/she needs adequate finding out about the different measurement of the Human Resources administration (Wagen, 2006). To the extent my case is concerned, I have likewise taken in a considerable measure and continually occupied with getting more information so such learning can be connected for the general intensity of the association. There are loads of activities that should be dealt with by me, and in the best possible administration of such undertakings, abnormal state of information concerning the task administration HR is basic. As I have been widely engaged with finding out about the venture HR administration, imperative adapting so far that I have picked up incorporates the advancement of motivational aptitudes in me. Huge undertakings that have restricted day and age to finish require the inspiration aptitudes, with the goal that the workers of the task can be spurred to create the coveted outcomes. Moreover, it is the HR director who enlists the representatives for the task. Subsequently determination and maintenance of value possibility for the task has been the sole duty of the HR administrators. Every one of these duties of a HR require appropriate arranging ahead of time. Regarding this, I have been creating myself to design appropriately about every one of the means that are fundamental for playing out the part of a HR chief. Some of these incorporate, arranging the quantity of staffs required to adequately play out a venture, the vital aptitudes required with respect to the staff, arranging in regards to the expenses to be acquired in playing out all these HR obligations and so forth. Furthermore, a current intricacy as looked by the HR administrator incorporates the Diversity administration at work put (Burke and Cooper, 2005). Organizations are continually growing their activities over the globe and such conditions prompts the workers from various foundation, societies and so forth in the association. All things considered, overseeing them has been the very intricate undertakings for the HR supervisor and if there should be an occurrence of huge activities; such issues should be taken care of viably for better outcomes. This has expected me to obtain the abilities that are fundamental for dealing with the various workers in the undertaking. I have been taking in the routes through which such issues can be comprehended for the general integrity of the task. What’s more, I have likewise been figuring out how to viably deal with the representatives in the task, in order to accomplish the points of reference of the undertaking on time and that too in an effective way. For this to accomplish, I have been taking in the courses through which remuneration of the workers can be settled as for every last undertakings of the activities, with the goal that the turning points of the task can be accomplished viably and the venture can be finished on time. Aside from the arranging and the motivational abilities, the other imperative aptitudes that I have concentrated upon is to pick up the Just in Time preparing aptitudes. A legitimate information of this aptitude would empower me to dispense the duties of the venture in a more productive way. It has been discovered that the venture chiefs are frequently looked with the issue of coordinating the complexities of the task with that of the aptitudes of the colleagues. The Just in Time learning would have been the best possible method for dealing with such issues (Just In Time Learning for Project Human Resources, 2009). All things considered, I have relatively found out about such aptitudes and consistently centered around procuring more information concerning such abilities. All these learning are very successful for me in picking up an inside and out information of the considerable number of duties of a Project Human Resource Management. Utilization of Learning in the Workplace The discovering that happens in me concerning the undertaking HR administration has been connected by me in the working environment also. I have been relegated with a major undertaking on warm plant at my work environment. As it has been an expansive undertaking, the main imperative errand was to select talented and proficient staffs that can successfully perform on the task. By the use of learning on the undertaking HR administration, I have possessed the capacity to enlist capable staff to work upon the venture. Further, such a major undertaking likewise requires legitimate arranging ahead of time in playing out every one of the assignments adequately. The arranging abilities as I have created helped me a great deal in arranging the vital errands of the task, however there have been loads of issues being looked by me also in such a procedure of the undertaking. In accomplishing the turning points that was set in the arranging procedure, it was discovered that the colleagues were not ready to meet the breakthroughs inside the day and age designated. All things considered, I have applies certain HR systems, for example, connecting pay with the profitability of the staff. This has observed to be very viable and there has been change seen in the efficiency of the colleagues. This progression to append remuneration with the efficiency has persuaded the workers to perform better which has been obvious from the way that the essential points of reference of the venture has been accomplished on time. Further, with the assistance of Just in Time learning, it has been very feasible for me to some degree to distribute duties to the staffs according to their capacities. Be that as it may, this has not been totally accomplished as there were a portion of the staffs in the group who could have performed better in higher occupation duties. Along these lines all the discernment as made about the staff has not been up to stamp with some of them have relegated the obligations which are past their capacities. In this manner, the use of Just in Time learning has not been very viable as for the accomplishment of the venture objective. By and large, the learning has been adequately connected and there has been further degree to improve the learning in future real activities to be performed at the work put. Difficulties in the Application of Skills at Workplace The Project Human Resources administration abilities as scholarly has been viably connected in the working environment, however there has been bunches of complexities that has been confronted while making utilization of such aptitudes. The real difficulties as confronted is that the hypothetical advancement of different venture HR administration abilities, for example, motivational aptitudes, arranging aptitudes, remuneration administration aptitudes, and so forth varies incredibly from that of the down to earth utilization of such abilities in the work environment. What has been discovered is very successful, however there are different other>