Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781447316848 Published July 2015 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $116.00 ISBN: 9781447316831 Published July 2015 For sale in North and South America only

Applying Leadership and Management in Planning

Theory and Practice

Janice Morphet

Applying Leadership and Management in Planning

Janice Morphet

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

256 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2015
Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781447316848 Published July 2015 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $116.00 ISBN: 9781447316831 Published July 2015 For sale in North and South America only
Addressing issues of planning management and professional development, this book discusses the ways that management theories, tools, and techniques can be applied to planning practice. Drawing on case studies and a wealth of professional experience, Janice Morphet examines recent criticism of the planning system and gives much-needed attention to the connections between management and planning. Beneficial for planners at all stages of their career, this book is ideal for courses with a key focus on strategic planning and infrastructure investment as part of the planning process.
Contents

List of tables, figures and boxes
Abbreviations
About the author
Preface
 
One: Introduction
Two: Sector and scales
Three: Theories, tools and techniques
Four: Strategy and planning
Five: Management resources in planning: People and communications
Six: Managing resources for planning finance and assets
Seven: Managing planning processes
Eight: Managing planning projects, plans, and programmes
Nine: Sustainable management and risk
Ten: Personal management in planning
 
References
index



 

Review Quotes
David Adams, University of Glasgow, UK
"As this book explains, effective leadership and management are crucial to successful planning. All those who aspire to leadership positions in planning would do well to heed its advice."
Ben Clifford, University College London, UK
“Planning is a vital and distinctive activity, but the highest level of management and leadership are required to get it right. Clearly applying management theory to planning and planners, this important books fills a real gap in the literature.”
Janet Askew, president of the Royal Town Planning Institute 2015 and University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
“Good leadership in planning is recognised as a vital quality for the creation of successful places. This comprehensive book gives public and private sector planners a real insight into how to achieve this in the context of a declining public sector in an increasingly privatised world.”
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