Which event is an example of a hortatory, or encouraging, technique? a. a hefty fine issued for driving more than 10 miles per hour over the speed limit b. a government program that provides citizens with new job-training opportunities c. a tax imposed on people who buy motorboats with large, loud engines d. a sign in a restaurant that states “think before you smoke—secondhand smoke kills” e. a tax credit that citizens purchase electric or hybrid vehicles
D.a sign in a restaurant that states “Think before you smoke—secondhand smoke kills”
Techniques Used by Administrative Agencies includes; authoritative techniques, Incentive techniques, Capacity techniques, and Hortatory techniques.
-Authoritative techniques rests on the notion that people’s actions must be restrained by government in order to prevent or eliminate activities or products that are unsafe, evil, or immoral.
-Incentive techniques encourage people to act in their own best interest by offering payoffs or financial inducements to get them to comply.
-Capacity techniques provide people with information, education, training or resources that will enable them to participate in desired activities
-Hortatory techniques encourage people to comply with policy by appealing to their better instincts- “Just Say No”
It's actually "D" the smoking kills one.
Hortatory techniques scare people by appealing to their better judgement - such as smoking. If you smoke, you can die from lung cancer. Don't want lung cancer? Stop smoking.
I got this right on my test for PLATO.