Part of the role of public administrators can be to address social needs.
From among the wide range of unresolved social problems, how and why are some problems redefined as public policy issues, brought to the public agenda, and addressed by government agencies? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of our current process for formulating public policy. In what ways could we improve this process?
In your follow up post to your peers, state what you have learned from them, and ask probing questions to elaborate on the issues they raised.