skip to content
A practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving

Author: Eugene Bardach
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Presenting dozens of tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional, this title includes explanation of evidence and  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Bardach
ISBN: 9780872899520 0872899527
OCLC Number: 245022922
Description: xx, 162 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
The eightfold path --
Overview of the book --
pt. 1. The eightfold path --
Step One : Define the problem --
Step two : Assemble some evidence --
Step three : Construct the alternatives --
Step four : Select the criteria --
Step five : Project the outcomes --
Step six : Confront the trade-offs --
Step seven : Decide! --
Step eight : Tell your story --
pt. 2. Assembling evidence --
Getting started --
Locating relevant sources --
Gaining access and engaging assistance --
Conducting a policy research interview --
Using language to characterize and calibrate --
Protecting credibility --
Strategic dilemmas of policy research --
pt. 3. "Smart (best) practices" research : understanding and making use of what look like good ideas from somewhere else --
Develop realistic expectations --
Analyze smart practices --
Observe the practice --
Describe generic vulnerabilities --
But will it work here? --
Back to the eightfold path. Appendix A : Specimen of a real-world policy analysis --
Preface --
Summary --
Appendix B : Things governments do --
Taxes --
Regulation --
Subsidies and grants --
Service provision --
Agency budgets --
Information --
The structure of private rights --
The framework of economic activity --
Education and consultation --
Financing and contracting --
Bureaucratic and political reforms --
Appendix C : Understanding public and nonprofit institutions : asking the right questions --
Mission --
Environment --
Performance measurement --
Technology --
Production/delivery processes --
Front-line workers and co-producers --
Partners and other outsiders --
Centralization/decentralization --
Culture and communications --
Politics --
Leadership --
Change --
Appendix D : Strategic advice on the dynamics of political support --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Eugene Bardach.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (3)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/245022922> # A practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "245022922" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/beleidsonderzoek> ; # Beleidsonderzoek
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/problem_solving> ; # Problem solving
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/policy_making> ; # Policy Making
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/einfuhrung> ; # Einführung
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/320.6/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/politik> ; # Politik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/decision_making> ; # Decision making
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/policy_sciences> ; # Policy sciences
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/decision_making_organizational> ; # Decision Making, Organizational
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/analyse> ; # Analyse
    schema:bookEdition "3rd ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/57855675> ; # Eugene Bardach
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796434549> ;
    schema:genre "Einführung"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "A practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving"@en ;
    schema:productID "245022922" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/245022922#PublicationEvent/washington_d_c_cq_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Agent/cq_press> ; # CQ Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0827/2008037690.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780872899520> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/245022922> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796434549#Topic/decision_making_organizational> # Decision Making, Organizational
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Decision Making, Organizational"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/57855675> # Eugene Bardach
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Bardach" ;
    schema:givenName "Eugene" ;
    schema:name "Eugene Bardach" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780872899520>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0872899527" ;
    schema:isbn "9780872899520" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/245022922>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/245022922> ; # A practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving
    schema:dateModified "2015-08-23" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.