: Troubleshooting Policies

There are many factors that are starting points to policy implementation. This week you explore those factors. There are also many factors that lead to the failure of policy implementation. You will examine those factors as well. According to Jansson (2010), policy implementation is a “critically important part of policy advocacy because many meritorious policies are inadequately implemented” (6th ed., p. 485). Why might this be so?

This week, you are guided through the process of assessing policy advocacy strategies during the implementation phase, which is called troubleshooting. Troubleshooting is vital to ensuring a successful outcome for an implemented policy.