Policy is “What governments do” (Thomas Dye). Analyze this statement with respect to policy options measured in terms of feasibility, affordability and desirability. Substantiate your answer with illustrations.
How far is policy-making and policy execution closely intertwined? Consider also the extent to which policy execution involves concreteness absent in earlier phases of the policy process and a “missing link”.
Compare Hofferbert and Hodgkinson’s models of policy-making in terms of complexity, scope, decision environment and range of choices.
Westbord and Burke-Litwin models aren’t as effective as Stephen Covey’s model “Passion-Trust-Strategy” as an integrating force in increasing the stakes in public sector policy-making. Substantiate this statement with illustrations.