EVALUATION OF GROUP THEORY.pptx - EVALUATION OF GROUP THEORY Amhara national regional state leadership academy Bahir Dar Ethiopia May10 2019 Members of

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EVALUATION OF GROUP THEORY Amhara national regional state leadership academy Bahir Dar, Ethiopia May10/ 2019
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Members of Group one Name Id no 1. Bantie Gedamu …. ALPL/0006/11 2. Fasil Abeyu ….. . ALPL/0010/11 3. Hibest Admasu…. ALPL0013/11 4. Melaku Baye ….. ALPL/0016/11 5. Yeshiwas Belay …… ALPL/0022/11
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Content 1. INTRODUCTION 2. OBJECTIVE 3. CONCEPT OF GROUP THEORY 4. THE IMPORTANT FEATURES OF GROUP THEORY (POLICY AS GROUP EQUILIBRIUM) 5. LIMITATIONS OF GROUP THEORY 6. GROUP THEORY AND ITS APPLICATION IN ETHIOPIAN CONTEXT 7. SUMMERY 8. REFERENCE
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Introduction Policy making theories are also known as models or approaches. Though there is no single theory or model to apply, they indicate which type of theories or models being adopted. Sometimes, policy success and limitations are associated with the theories or models used though such analysis alone may not be complete or final.
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Conti---- Political scientists also use theories or models to explain the nature of policymaking A model is a simplified representation of some aspects of the real world. A model may be: -An actual physical representation -A flow chart (how a bill becomes a law.) There are various policy theories or models from the most common once we focused on to evaluate group theory/model (pluralist model) policy making practice in Ethiopia.
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OBJECTIVE The main objective this term paper is to: 1. Examine the nature and characteristics of group theory 2. Analysis the applicability of the group theory/ model in Ethiopia context. 3. Assess and examine how different interest groups influence the public policy formulation .
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CONCEPT OF GROUP THEORY According to the group theory of politics, public policy is the product of the group struggle. What may be called public policy is the equilibrium reached in this group struggle at any given moment, and it represents a balance which the contending factions or groups constantly strive to win in their favor. Many public polices do reflect the activities of groups (Anderson, 1997). This means that this theory attempts to analyses how each of the various groups in a society tries to influence public policy to its
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Conti---- According to Fox et al. (2006:12), public policy may derive from interest groups who continuously interact with policy makers to influence the policy making process. The Geocities Report (2009:01) states that some policies may be made by judges in consultation with other groups but only to discover that the President has great influence over what policy areas are given attention. This implies that a monopoly of influence over some polices areas can be perpetuated by this model during public policy formulation.
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Conti---- De Coning and Cloete (2006:38) use the following figures to describe the public policy process as influenced by the group model.
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