A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving

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CQ Press #ad - Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, "out-of-the-box" solutions, suggestions for developing creative, and tips for working with clients. Cq press. In the fifth edition of a practical guide for policy analysis: the eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, accurate, Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, and persuasive policy analysts.

This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies that are easily applicable for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. A new section with advice on how to undertake policy design in addition to making policy choices makes the book even more engaging.

A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving #ad - In this new edition, Bardach and Patashnik update many examples to reflect the shifting landscape of policy issues.

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Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice

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Routledge #ad - Now in its sixth edition, Policy Analysis provides a strong conceptual foundation of the rationales for and the limitations to public policy. Updates to this edition include: A chapter dedicated to distinguishing between policy analysis, stakeholder analysis, policy research, and research about the policy process.

An extensively updated chapter on policy problems as market and governmental failure that explores the popularity of Uber and its consequences. Often described as a public policy “bible, ” Weimer and Vining remains the essential primer it ever was. The presentation of a property rights perspective in the chapter on government supply to help show the goal tensions that arise from mixed ownership.

Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice #ad - Policy analysis: concepts and practices remains a comprehensive, public administration, serious, and rich introduction to policy analysis for students in public policy, and business programs. A substantially rewritten chapter on cost–benefit analysis, to better prepare students to become producers and consumers of the types of cost–benefit analyses they will encounter in regulatory analysis and social policy careers.

An entirely new chapter on performing analysis from the perspective of a public agency and a particular program within the agency’s portfolio: public agency strategic analysis PASA. A new introductory case with a debriefing that provides advice to help students immediately begin work on their own projects.

It offers practical advice about how to do policy analysis, but goes a bit deeper to demonstrate the application of advanced analytical techniques through the use of case studies.

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Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making Third Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making Third Edition #ad - By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, Policy Paradox shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of “rationality. Author deborah stone has fully revised and updated this popular text, which now includes many paradoxes that have arisen since September 11.

Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas. The most accessible policy text available. Examples throughout the book have been updated, and the prose has been streamlined to make a great read even better.

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Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives

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CQ Press #ad - The sixth edition of public policy offers a fully revised, concise review of institutions, policy actors, and major theoretical models as well as a discussion of the nature of policy analysis and its practice. Both the exposition and data have been updated to reflect major policy controversies and developments through the end of 2016, including new priorities of the Donald Trump administration.

Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives #ad - To encourage critical and creative thinking on issues ranging from the federal deficit to health care reform to climate change, authors Michael Kraft and Scott Furlong introduce and fully integrate an evaluative approach to policy. In public policy: politics, and Alternatives, Analysis, students come to understand how and why policy analysis is used to assess policy alternatives.

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Developing Management Skills 8th Edition

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Prentice Hall #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Based on suggestions from reviewers, instructors, and students, a number of changes–including new skill-assessments and cases, and updated research–have been incorporated in the eighth edition. Further, this text focuses on developing the ten essential skills needed for success and gives readers tangible goals to work towards.

Developing Management Skills 8th Edition #ad - Develop ten essential management skills. With an emphasis on self assessments, Developing Management Skills gets readers involved in the learning experience, helping them connect the theories to their own lives.

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Basic Methods of Policy Analysis and Planning

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Routledge #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Readers and analysts utilizing this text gain comprehensive skills and background needed to impact public policy. Used book in Good Condition. Updated in its 3rd edition, regional, basic Methods of Policy Analysis and Planning presents quickly applied methods for analyzing and resolving planning and policy issues at state, and urban levels.

Divided into two parts, methods which presents quick methods in nine chapters and is organized around the steps in the policy analysis process, ranging in degree of complexity, and Cases which presents seven policy cases, the text provides readers with the resources they need for effective policy planning and analysis.

Basic Methods of Policy Analysis and Planning #ad - . Quantitative and qualitative methods are systematically combined to address policy dilemmas and urban planning problems.

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Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice 5th Edition

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Pearson #ad - Updated in a new 5th edition, this book lays a strong conceptual foundation to understanding the rationales of and limitations to public policy. It gives practical advice about how to do policy analysis while demonstrating the application of advanced analytical techniques through case study examples Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practices is a comprehensive, accessible, public administration, and rich introduction to policy analysis for readers in public policy, and business programs.

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The Zookeeper's Secret

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Covenant Communications, Inc. #ad - Perhaps your professional and other life ambitions are simply a means to an end—a way to pay the bills or pursue a lifestyle. Used book in Good Condition. Brimming with practical activities and applications, this guidebook to pursuing your ideal life's work will inspire the confidence you need to translate aspiration into action.

Thompson and J. Is there only one true calling for you?can you still find your calling if you choose to stay at home?What if your calling doesn't pay enough to live on? Discover the answers to these questions and many more as you learn to tap into the spiritual gifts of God and realize how your talents can bring gratification to your life and blessings to those around you.

The Zookeeper's Secret #ad - Stuart bunderson draw on research, and gospel truths to dispel common myths that can stand in the way of seeking your true calling, personal experience, the work that brings the greatest meaning and satisfaction to your life. But what if there was something more? What if you could have success and fulfillment in equal measure? In response to these fundamental questions, Professors Jeffery A.

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Writing Public Policy: A Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy-Making Process

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Oxford University Press #ad - Smith presents a general method for planning, producing, assessing, and critically analyzing communications in a variety of real-life public policy contexts and situations. Used book in Good Condition. In writing public Policy, Fourth Edition, Catherine F. This practical, journalism, public relations, public policy, government, public health, law, social work, concise guide is ideal for students preparing for careers in politics, or in any role related to public affairs.

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The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City--and Determined the Future of Cities

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Riverhead Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A revealing account of the first time computer modeling met city hall -- and the disaster that ensuedIn 1968, New York City struck a deal with the RAND Corporation to use their computer models to establish more efficient public services and save millions of dollars, beginning their first civilian effort with the FDNY.

The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City--and Determined the Future of Cities #ad - Over the next decade a series of fires swept through new york, 000 people, displacing more than 600, all thanks to the intentional withdrawal of fire protection from the city's poorest neighborhoods -- and all based on RAND's computer modeling systems. In the fires, journalist joe flood provides an x-ray of the inner workings of new york City in the 1970s and of all modern cities, an ambitious Fire Commissioner, using the dramatic story of a pair of mayors, and an even more ambitious think tank to illuminate the patterns and formulas that are now inextricably woven into the very fabric of the modern urban experience.

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How Change Happens―or Doesn’t: The Politics of US Public Policy

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. #ad - How do transformative changes in public policy take place? why do some issues rise to the top of the political agenda, while others are completely ignored? What makes some major policy initiatives succeed―at times, even when the odds are decidedly against them―while others fail or languish for decades? Answering those questions is the purpose of this book.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Elaine kamarck traces the paths of a series of modern policy initiatives from the orderly world of analysis to the messy world of partisan politics. Dissecting the reasons for policy success and failure, she offers an intriguing new perspective on how change happens in the space where politics and policy overlap.

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