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Models for planning : a critical review with implications for planning in education


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Mannering, SJ 1985 , 'Models for planning : a critical review with implications for planning in education', Unspecified thesis, University of Tasmania.

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This study presents planning as an integral
component of all administrative activities. It
provides a range of planning definitions which
forms the basis for discussion of the planning
process and other key administrative activities.
The study is based on the view that models
are powerful tools in the administrative process;
it presents a range of models which have application
in the process of planning and considers
their utility in the context of education.
Efforts to improve planning within the
Tasmanian Education Department are described,
with specific attention given to the recent
adoption of corporate planning. Corporate
planning is described at - both Departmental and
School level and progress in the implementation
process is assessed.
Finally the study undertakes a critical
appraisal of planning in the Tasmanian Education
Department and makes recommendations for the
successful implementation of corporate planning,
on the basis of the principles of Ackoff's interactive

Item Type: Thesis - Unspecified
Authors/Creators:Mannering, SJ
Keywords: Tasmania. Education Dept, Educational planning, Business planning, Planning
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Thesis (M. Ed.)--University of Tasmania, 1986. Bibliography: leaves 136-140

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