Current Leadership Issues And Assessment

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Current Leadership Issues and Assessment
It was all over the news when the terrorist attacks happened in Paris. It was devastating to the families and people who live them found it difficult to cope. Many families migrated to the US to settle down with their remaining families that survive the tragedy. It was devastating all around the world and issues still remains unresolved till this day. After the tragedy, the US governors in each state were prepared and some were not prepared to accept refugees to reside in the state in which they are governing. A Republican Gov. Mike Pence, who is the governor of Indiana clearly and loudly declared the refusal of the Syrian refugees and suspended the resettlement of the families in Indiana. Gov. Mike Pence and 15 other states including those from Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio and Texas, who did not accept Syrian refugees after found information that suggest one of the Paris bombers may have be on disguised as a Syrian refugee (Wang, 2003). The purpose of this paper is assess the leadership of Indiana Governor Mike Pence through the specific decision making that affect the Syrian refugee and
The power bases used by Gov. Mike Pence
Although “Indiana has a long tradition of opening our arms and homes to refugees from around the world but, as governor, my first responsibility is to ensure the safety and security of all Hoosiers" (Wang, 2003). Pence stated that to be the main reason behind his decision making.…
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