Measuring Quality in Cantonal Guiding Planning in Switzerland
Abstract:A concern to deliver better management in the planning process led to the commissioning of a new planning instrument to enable improved measurement of quality in Swiss cantonal spatial planning. This article reflects on the process which draws on the concept of ‘controlling’ from the literature on business management.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2003
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