What is a Policy and what is Public Policy?

What is a Policy and what is Public Policy?

What is a policy?
A policy is the reaction of the government to the action of the people. It is the reaction of the constituted authority to the actions of the people. I.e Jurisdiction. The constituted authority could be organizations, agencies, government, etc.

An example of a policy is the introduction of a dresscode by the National Universities Commision (NUC) to the indecent dressing of students in the university.

What then is Public Policy?
The word “Public” means a State or a Government. Public sector policy is the reaction of the government to the actions of operators of government enterprises.

The public sector has continues to acquire a unique place in almost all the privatized economy of the world.

What then is Public Sector Policy?

A public sector is conceived as the budgetary sector of public policy [Musgrave and Musgrave]. That is, a public sector policy is a course of action that is implemented for the benefit of the public in a country.

Also read:  Types of Goods and their meaning.

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