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Planning under pressure : the strategic choice approach

Author: J K Friend; Allen Hickling
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Planning Under Pressure offers a versatile and practical set of planning methods for collaborative decision making, which is ideally suited for reaching decisions in conditions of uncertainty. This approach is equally valid for planning and development decisions in local government and strategic business planning. The second edition reflects the diverse range of contexts in which the Strategic Choice Approach is now  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J K Friend; Allen Hickling
ISBN: 075062955X 9780750629553
OCLC Number: 36501313
Description: xxiv, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foundations; Working into problems; Working towards decisions; Orientations; Skills in shaping; Skills in designing; Skills in comparing; Skills in choosing; Practicalities; The electronic resource; Extensions in process management; The developmental challenge. A guide to further reading. Points of contact. References. Answers to exercises. Index.
Responsibility: John Friend, Allen Hickling.
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This guide for students and professionals confronts the realities planners face when tackling decisions in a strategic way: uncertainty, limited time and resources, and conflicting demands. It offers  Read more...

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