The process policy formulation steps pdf also used in the administration of large organizations with complex policies. The areas of interest and the purpose of analysis determine what types of analysis are conducted. Various approaches to policy analysis exist.
It is linked to two different traditions of policy analysis and research frameworks. There are three approaches that can be distinguished: the analysis-centric, the policy process, and the meta-policy approach. Its scope is the micro-scale and its problem interpretation or problem resolution usually involves a technical solution. As well, it tries to explain the role and influence of stakeholders within the policy process. There are six dimensions to policy analysis categorized as the effects and implementation of the policy across a period of time.
Also collectively known as “Durability” of the policy, which means the capacity in content of the policy to produce visible effective compatible change or results over time with robustness. What effects does the policy have on the targeted problem? What are the effects of this policy on different population groups? Is the policy technically feasible?
Do the relevant policy stakeholders view the policy as acceptable? The strategic effects dimensions can pose certain limitations due to data collection. However the analytical dimensions of effects directly influences acceptability. The degree of acceptability is based upon the plausible definitions of actors involved in feasibility.