7 steps Issue Analysis “buying a new car”

1- Central Policy Issue. The CPI is …..

2-Underlying and related Issues.

3- define the policy-making enviroment

4- Generate a set of alternative actions (30 alternative include out of the box idea and crazy idea)

5- Develop criteria to analyze the alternatives. “which of those alternative actions is the best to resolve the issue.

6- evaluate the alternatives using the criteria 


Criterion for Analysis




good price = 1

expensive = -1

or 0 for doesn’t matter 

7- Develop Recommendations