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Policy Implementation

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9789622091726
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207578 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0045
Policy Implementation

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This chapter discusses the three aspects of the process of policy implementation. One of the three features of policy implementation is policy instruments. Policy instruments are methods and techniques used as tools by governments to achieve their policy objectives. The next aspect is strategies of implementation. The chapter examines the major approaches and steps of colonial, transitional, and post-1997 Hong Kong in implementing policies. Finally, the chapter discusses the evaluation methods employed by the Hong Kong government and the public in assessing policy performance.

Keywords: policy implementation; policy instruments; policy objectives; implementation; policy performance

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