Public Policy Influences Government Stakeholders: Government Stakeholders Influences Public Policy James Dykes Williams
January 22, 2014
Public Policy Influences Government Stakeholders: Government Stakeholders Influences Public Policy The American people expect that government and government-reliant organizations will protect their interests when there are imminent threats to the well-being of citizens and humanity. In the process of sustaining trust from the general public, stakeholders in government are elected by the people to protect citizen’s interests. An agency that functions in supportive roles, such as, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) have professional rescue and lifesaving skills with grave responsibility to protect the security and well-being of American citizens by securing that trust- as well. It is within the crying out to local governance by the active voice of the people that are in distressed that alerts various levels of government to act in the best interest of people through their direct interactions with respect to public interest and public policy. When government responsibilities at the (local, state or federal) or NGO levels fail to act timely to citizens who are in need of emergency services in catastrophic situations, trust in government and NGO become the battle cry for change to public policy due to government unresponsiveness and carelessness. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to discuss and analyze two points; Firstly, stakeholders’ interactions and influence of public policy in government and government-reliant organizations; and secondly the interactions and influences of stakeholders in government and government-reliant organizations on public policy.
Public Policy Influences Government Stakeholders The date is September 11, 2001; the world in American was under attack by terrorist. The American government failed to protect its citizens from the 9/11 attack...
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