PADM DISCUSSION 6.docx - When it comes to public policy...

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When it comes to public policy, program implementation and the parties involved it can sometimes be a complex situation. As stated by Milakovich, M. E., & Gordon, G. J. (2013), in our complex and fragmented government system, there is often no single dominant political majority capable of determining policy in every instance. The policy making process involves many demands, pressures, conflicts, negotiation, compromises and formal and informal decisions that result in the adoption of particular objectives and strategies through actions or inactions of the government. When you look at the constitution and the policymaking process Milakovich, M. E., & Gordon, G. J. (2013), states that the U.S. Constitution is silent on subjects of public administration and management, except to refer to Congress’s legislative authorization and appropriation authority and the president’s responsibility to “faithfully execute the laws”. When it comes to administrative involvement in the subsequent stages of the policy process there can be a variety of forms that each party is responsible for. Such as rule making, adjudication, law

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