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… return to Concepts

Core concepts and terms

Sabatier & Muzmanian’s Framework of the Implementation Process

Salience

Samara’s Five Potential Electoral Systems

Sampling Bias

Sampling Distribution of the Mean

Satisficing Behaviour

Scarcity

Secretary of the Cabinet, Ontario

Self-Government

Service Standards

Sexual Orientation

Sheepskin (or Credential) Effects

Short Run

Siege Mentality

Signaling

Simple Linear Regression

Simplicity and Clarity

Situational Theory of Leadership

Skills and Tacit Knowledge

Skogstad’s Four Competing Models of Authority

Smith’s 3-Step Approach to Policy Communication

Social Change

Social Contagion Hypothesis

Social Context

Social Contract

Social Cost

Social Determinants of Health

Social Integration

Social Movement

Social Norms

Social Policy

Social Spending

Social Surplus

Social Tools and Organizational Performance

Social Value

Social Welfare Function

Socialism

Solidarity vs. Individualism

Solow Model and the Steady State

Solow Model of Economic Growth

Sparrow Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, 1990

Speaking Truth to Power

Speech from the Throne

Speech Pauses

Staff vs. Line Positions

Stakeholders

Stare Decisis

State

State Intervention

Static Efficiency

Staton’s Unbundling Higher Education Framework

Stereotype

Story Arc

Storytelling

Strategic Public Management

Strategy

Structural Inequality

Style Guides

Subject

Subsidies

Substitution Effect

Sunk Costs

Supply and Demand Effects of Tariffs

Supply and Demand for Policy Analysis

Supply Curve

Supply Curve

Supply Curve Shifts

Symbolic Representation and Narrative

Systemic Discrimination

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