Using problem structuring methods in strategic planning

  • Thunhurst C
  • Barker C
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In this paper we present approaches to problem structuring that have been employed to derive planning guidelines as part of a comprehensive strategic planning process. The approaches were developed for use in the context of a developing country, where quantitative data is particularly scarce. They rely heavily upon the informed judgement of technical planning officers. We discuss ways of ensuring that the approach remains flexible and participative.

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  • Colin Thunhurst

  • Carol Barker

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