A Public Policy and Management Subject in the Analysis and Skills Domain
Policy and Management Analysis
This public policy and management subject under the Analysis and Skills domain is one of the four core subjects found in most public policy and public administration programs. It deals with concepts and analytic techniques fundamental to managing and leading organizations, including material on organizational strategy, motivating people, performance measurement, managing teams, persuasion, and operations. It is the normative, action-oriented, companion to Democratic Institutions and Policy Process, a core subject in the Institutions and Context domain. Policy and Management Analysis includes analytical frameworks and techniques that are useful for implementing public policy and managing organizational performance to achieve policy objectives. As such, the subject relates closely to elements of other Analysis and Skills subjects, particularly Analytic Methods and Leadership Skills.
The Illustrative Courses Map displays a list of courses that have been assigned to this subject. Such courses tend to have one or more of the following terms in their titles: policy analysis; policy design; public management; strategic management; strategic implementation.