||Three students work in a team in this research. With the impact of cross-strait direct flights on Penghu as the theme, they start their discussions from the sub-themes which include the economy, the society and the government. The team carries out cross-domain analysis in these different fields, using research methods stretching from regional science, management science and policy science, among others. The team applies the different methods to different fields of study. Regardless of the limitation of the locations and the departments, PAM and the output of cross-domain analysis (analysis of the economic fundamentals, time series analysis, horizontal analysis, and gravity model) are used as the input of judgment analysis (Social Judgment Theory, or SJT). The output of regional analysis and judgment analysis are used as the input of policy analysis (Interactive Management, or IM). The above is combined with Penghu’s existing historical information to yield independent, objective, and credible data for cross-domain analysis. Combining resources including the people, the time, the place and the event, the method encompasses different levels and the participants’ cognitive psychology so that the various powers can come together before they are optimized; a consensus is reached and the maximum value shared by the public is created. |
This study can be very close related to the livelihood of the citizenry of Penghu. The Interactive Management, or IM, of the policy analysis is applied, combined with Nominal Group Technique, or NGT, and Interpretive Structural Modeling, or ISM, as the methods of analysis. Approximately 26 representatives from various fields are invited to participate. The NGT procedure, from the identification, clarification to voting on the issues, to the comparison among different issues are all assisted with the ISM software to generate an enhanced structural diagram that is more clearly structured and easy to read. After the participants’ deliberation and revision, twelve strategies regarding “the Impact of Cross-strait Direct Flights on Penghu—from an Economic Point of View” were proposed.
To clarify the enhanced connections among policies, to bring about an enhanced structural relationship, and to set forth the priorities, goals and directions for each policy, the participants believe that the first task is to establish an effective and integrated platform between the central and local governments, which will help the planning and enforcement of cross-strait policies, as well as improve other policies.
Considering the above, government agencies should always bear in mind what the public wants. They should take the public’s needs into consideration and care for the people to widely promote dialogue platforms as public forum so as to realize a “bottom up” approach and to listen to the opinions from the root of the society. Efforts should be made by all parties to respond to the need of globalization. The public should pay attention to and examine public affairs in both the private and the public arenas. We should have our eyes on the whole and deal with the details. Public opinions should be fully developed, the society should be given more wealth, and the social conditions should be cultivated so that the civil spirits can take root, the power of the civil society can emerge, and a civil-governed democracy can be realized.