Policy-Making Process

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Policy Making Process

Agenda Setting Policy Problem Identification Objective Problem Identification Subjective Problem Identification Policy Problem Validation Objective Validation Subjective Validation Analysis Identification of Challanges and Opportunities Definitions of Values and Goals Collection of Evidence and Knowledge from Range of Sources Collection of Opinions from Stakeholders Determination of Solution Approaches and Strategies Development of a Range of Options Simulation of Developed Options Analysis of Options Policy Formulation & Creation Dialogue Phase Discussions and Debates Summarisation of Debates Formulation Phase Weighing of Policy Options in the Political Context Draft Proposal for Ratification based on Policy Options Decision Making Decision Makers make final decision Policy Implementation Policy Implementation Tasks Policy Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring Forecast Simulation Key-Indicators Monitoring Evaluation Administrative and Judical Evaluation Impact Evaluation

This process model was published in:

Sonntagbauer, Susanne; Sonntagbauer, Peter; Nazemi, Kawa; Burkhardt, Dirk:
The FUPOL Policy Lifecycle. In Handbook of Research on Advanced ICT Integration for Governance and Policy Modeling. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, pp. 61-87, 2014.

Burkhardt, Dirk; Nazemi, Kawa; Sonntagbauer, Peter; Sonntagbauer, Susanne; Kohlhammer, Jörn:
Interactive Visualizations in the Process of Policy Modeling. In: Proceedings of IFIP eGov 2013: Joint Proceedings of Ongoing Research of IFIP EGOV and IFIP ePart 2013 (LNI 221), Köllen Druck+Verlag GmbH, Bonn, Germany, pp. 104-115, 2013.

Dirk Burkhardt, Kawa Nazemi, Peter Sonntagbauer, Susanne Sonntagbauer (Eds.):
Deliverable 2.19 ‐ Policy Design Process and FUPOL Component Integration, Public Report (Deliverable) of the FUPOL Project, 2012.

Agenda Setting Policy Problem Identification Objective Problem Identification Subjective Problem Identification Policy Problem Validation Objective Validation Subjective Validation Analysis Identification of Challanges and Opportunities Definitions of Values and Goals Collection of Evidence and Knowledge from Range of Sources Collection of Opinions from Stakeholders Determination of Solution Approaches and Strategies Development of a Range of Options Simulation of Developed Options Analysis of Options Policy Formulation & Creation Dialogue Phase Discussions and Debates Summarisation of Debates Formulation Phase Weighing of Policy Options in the Political Context Draft Proposal for Ratification based on Policy Options Decision Making Decision Makers make final decision Policy Implementation Policy Implementation Tasks Policy Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring Forecast Simulation Key-Indicators Monitoring Evaluation Administrative and Judical Evaluation Impact Evaluation