Richard Shaw And Chris Eichbaum 's Development Of A Current New Zealand Policy
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The policy development cycle is not a static and straightforward process (Shaw & Eichbaum, 2011). The consideration to increase the minimum wage begins at the evaluation stage. This is also where a large amount of the policy is formulated because the new policy must be made in relation to the outcomes of the previous minimum wage increases. This means that once the review of the minimum wage policy goes to the agenda setting phase it is usually almost completely formulated and ready for decision-making and implementation.
Policy stakeholders are those who attempt to influence the development of policy (Shaw & Eichbaum, 2011). There are two types of policy stakeholders. Internal policy actors are part of the government and have an insider’s opportunity to shape and develop the policy (Shaw & Eichbaum, 2011). The group includes cabinet, ministers, government…