management functions ii

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Management Functions II Management Functions II Policy Analysis 
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Policy Analysis Policy Analysis Def: (Dye) “Find out what government does and what difference it makes” Describe/Explain causal consequences Attempt at highly rational evaluations. Create rational way of what should happen. What policies are funded-Why?
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Steps in Analysis Steps in Analysis Define problems Rising prime rates, air force funding Set objectives/Criteria Generate Alternatives Analyze Alternatives
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Looking at problems Looking at problems Social Problem Analysis Understanding why a problem is a problem, what’s behind it
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Unformatted text preview: Social Impact Assessment Looking at variables: Dependent (y) Independent (x) Y = a + bx Setting Objectives/Alternates /Analysis Setting Objectives/Alternates /Analysis Cost Benefit- Establish cost v. benefits- options- discount rate and discount value Cost Effectiveness Problems Discount rate Externalities: Second order consequences: the law of unintended whatever More Quantitative Analysis More Quantitative Analysis Systems Analysis Causal Modeling Critical Path, etc...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSC 206 taught by Professor Akin during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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