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Explain the Public Policy Life cycle utilizing a public policy you have become familiar with. Discuss how the importance of developing a viable Policy Adoption and what policy makers need to consider when adopting new or amending existing policies.

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Public Policy Life cycle

To prevent injuries and violence is a public policy of the WHO that emphasizes the principles of action to improve the health situation. This policy would raise knowledge and creates the mutual affections regarding the situation in which the living body of a human is used for making significant research for procuring the health of other community people (Schopper, Lormand & Waxweiler, 2006). It is based on the public life cycle because this policy initially focuses on the analysis of health problems with the help of its causes on health.

After that, it focuses on the trends that are used in the health industry for knowing the best options to get potential solutions so that the health of community people would be improved through affecting the health of individual people. In the formulation of this policy, the method is based on the formulation of a policy framework to strategically plan an ...

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The public policy life-cycles are examined. The expert determines the importance of developing a viable policy.

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According to Geva-May (2004), Kaufman (1976), examining life cycles of organizations, points out that, unlike living organisms, organizations go through the process of birth and maturation but very rarely through the process of death. This is mainly because of their high adaptability. In his 1987 study, much like the social ecologists, he views organizations through evolutionary glasses and refers to their inertial and adaptability forces. He considers inertia, in this context, ''the inflows of energy and other resources necessary for them to keep their activities going, to keep their engines running'' (1987, 27). Death is possible only when these inflows and resources ''dry up'' and mainly when organizations are no longer able to evolve and adapt to their environment.

Regarding government policy cases such as these would there even need to be any alternative policies? Why or why not? Can you give an example?

Geva-May, Iris. (2004). Riding the Wave of Opportunity: Termination in Public Policy. Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, 14(3), 309-333.

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