Planning for Growth

Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China provides an overview of the changesin China«s planning system, policy,and practices since the mid-20th century using concrete examples andinformative detailsin language thatis ...

Author: Fulong Wu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135078769

Category: Architecture

Page: 230

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Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China provides an overview of the changes in China’s planning system, policy, and practices using concrete examples and informative details in language that is accessible enough for the undergraduate but thoroughly grounded in a wealth of research and academic experience to support academics. It is the first accessible text on changing urban and regional planning in China under the process of transition from a centrally planned socialist economy to an emerging market in the world. Fulong Wu, a leading authority on Chinese cities and urban and regional planning, sets up the historical framework of planning in China including its foundation based on the proactive approach to economic growth, the new forms of planning, such as the ‘strategic spatial plan’ and ‘urban cluster plans’, that have emerged and stimulated rapid urban expansion and transformed compact Chinese cities into dispersed metropolises. And goes on to explain the new planning practices that began to pay attention to eco-cities, new towns and new development areas. Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China demonstrates that planning is not necessarily an ‘enemy of growth’ and plays an important role in Chinese urbanization and economic growth. On the other hand, it also shows planning’s limitations in achieving a more sustainable and just urban future.

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50 , 744 grant to the State of New York to aid the town of Lima ,, the village of Lima , and the Towns of Perinton and Rush in their programs of comprehensive planning for growth and development . URA - 65-798 $ 41 , 240 grant to the ...

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Vermont Planning Development and Land Use Laws Annotated

(2) Regional planning commission technical planning assistance. Regional planning commissions, pursuant to section 4345a of this title, are uniquely positioned to assist municipalities with growth center planning.

Author: Publisher's Editorial Staff

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1522191011

Category: Law

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This publication is designed to provide a compilation of statutes relating to state, municipal and regional planning, development and land use. The statutes included in this publication cover legislation enacted by the Vermont General Assembly during the 2019 Session.

Enterprise Growth Strategy

Business leaders, managers and consultants, and those with an academic or teaching interest, as well as higher level students on business-related courses will find enormous value in this book.

Author: Dhirendra Kumar

Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780566091988

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 422

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Businesses have to grow to survive and compete in domestic and/or international markets. Even during economic downturns, when business leaders have to think more about sustainability, this doesn't change and there is still a need to plan for future growth. In this comprehensive and practical book the author presents the total process from vision to full implementation of a growth strategy. The author is an engineer who entered the academic world following a long career in manufacturing business and has since taught almost every aspect of business and management. The 'growth strategy' concept he has developed is comprehensive and manifestly practical. Dr. Kumar describes mechanisms by which businesses can gain market share; develop, modify, or upgrade products; acquire new or expand existing businesses; transform resources to increase revenue and profitability; reduce cycle time; and empower business associates. Quality concepts - market growth, financial and core competency - are outlined and a variety of growth strategy tools presented. These acknowledge the fundamentals of the Baldrige National Quality Program. The relationship between continuous improvement metrics and business growth metrics is explained and their relevance to financial performance examined. Examples and case studies are presented to illustrate how different business areas such as Sales and Marketing; Product Development; Operations; Support Services; and the Finance function contribute. Leadership responsibilities, employee participation in the execution of growth strategy, culture and change issues are also discussed. Business leaders, managers and consultants, and those with an academic or teaching interest, as well as higher level students on business-related courses will find enormous value in this book. It is unusual, if not unique, in presenting the total process from vision to mission, to development of a growth strategy, implementation of initiatives, use of tools, and measurement of both operational and financial outcomes.

The 7 Irrefutable Rules of Small Business Growth

Where do I weigh in on the debate of planning? In the simplest terms, I believe: 1. It is irrefutable that planning is a good idea for any small business interested in growth. 2. Formalized strategic planning is not the ideal ...

Author: Steven S. Little

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471725595

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Starting a small business and making it a success isn’t easy. In fact, most small business owners don’t get rich and many fail. This book presents the straight truth on small business success. It doesn’t offer cure-alls for every small business. Instead, it outlines real, effective principles for continued small business growth and success. Written by business growth expert Steven Little, The 7 Irrefutable Rules of Small Business Growth skips empty small business positivism in exchange for real-world, practical solutions. If you’re a small business owner or an entrepreneur just starting out, you’ll find answers to all your most important questions on topics such as technology, business plans, hiring, and much more.

The Other Hong Kong Report 1996

However , this chapter is not an economic inquiry 22 Town Planning Division , Lands Department , Study on Harbour Reclamations and Urban Growth — Final Report ( Hong Kong : Hong Kong Government , 1983 ) . Although this report was not ...

Author: Mee Kau Nyaw

Publisher: Chinese University Press

ISBN: 9789622017153

Category: History

Page: 537

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The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

With the economic boom following the end of the Second World War, and the increasing influence of welfare state policies in Western countries, local governments turned to planning for tools to control where and how growth occurred.

Author: Michael Gunder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131744485X

Category: Architecture

Page: 362

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The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to speculate how these positions are likely to evolve and change as new challenges emerge. In a changing and often unpredictable globalized world, planning theory is core to understanding how planning and its practices both function and evolve. As illustrated in this book, planning and its many roles have changed profoundly over the recent decades; so have the theories, both critical and explanatory, about its practices, values and knowledges. In the context of these changes, and to contribute to the development of planning research, this handbook identifies and introduces the cutting edge, and the new emerging trajectories, of contemporary planning theory. The aim is to provide the reader with key insights into not just contemporary planning thought, but potential future directions of both planning theory and planning as a whole. This book is written for an international readership, and includes planning theories that address, or have emerged from, both the global North and parts of the world beyond.

Growth Centres in Spatial Planning

Pergamon Urban and Regional Planning Malcolm J. Moseley. ing up a few major centres and the other offering all or most towns and villages the immediate prospect of the same rate of expansion. This is a choice between the possibility of ...

Author: Malcolm J. Moseley

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483158535

Category: Social Science

Page: 204

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Growth Centres in Spatial Planning examines the role of growth centers in spatial planning in terms of achieving the intended objectives. Intended objectives include improving a region's potential for adopting innovations, a saving in public investment on infrastructure, a more efficient pattern of service provision, a dissemination of growth impulses throughout the problem region, and the interception of would-be migrants from the region. More specifically, this book analyzes the extent to which growth-center policies are likely to attain these objectives and how such policies might be modified accordingly. This text consists of eight chapters and begins with an appraisal of growth-center theory and growth-center policy, along with the fundamental issues that are involved in putting such policies into practice. This is followed by a discussion on regional policies with a clear growth-center element in Scotland, Ireland, and France. The reader is then introduced to the link between urban centers and the diffusion of innovations; the degree to which the spatial concentration of investment is desirable in order to achieve the most economic pattern of service provision; and the role of spatial agglomeration in stimulating economic growth. The spatial impact of growth centers and the role of growth centers in generating, intercepting, and attracting migrants are also considered. This text concludes with a chapter that proposes some policy guidelines and directions for research. This book will be of interest to planners and policymakers involved in urban planning and regional development more generally.

Growth and Development Planning in India

The investment flows (through the Five Year Plans) in actuality, took a different shape. As the resources were limited and the task of elevating the economy onto a higher growth path appeared imperative, the public sector investment ...

Author: K. L. Datta

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190991569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 388

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The debate around growth has been an important feature of economic planning in India since Independence. This book deals with the wide range of issues related to the country's growth and development between 1951 and 2011, covering the 11 Five Year Plans formulated and implemented during this period, as well as in the decade after that. The author traces the changing nature of planning over time-from rigid state control on economic activities, to reliance on market-based planning in the time of economic reforms. He has dealt with the transition from growth measures in the 1970s, to the use of a mix of growth and redistribution in the 1980s, and the economic reforms and liberalization measures from 1991 onwards, and the inclusive growth we have seen in the twenty-first century. The central theme of the book is to analyse the role that planning played in maximizing the rate of economic growth and in improving the living standards of the people. Considering India's rapidly changing socio-economic environment, many of the issues around growth and development are contentious. The author discusses them here with academic rigour and an insider's insight, thus enabling a fair assessment.

Grow to Greatness

PART II: HOW TO GROW Chapter 4, The Four Ps: Planning, Prioritization, Processes, and Pace Chapter 4 focuses on the recurring findings of my research that managing growth requires planning, prioritization, processes, and pacing the ...

Author: Edward Hess

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804781907

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

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Simply put, most entrepreneurial start-ups fail. Those fortunate enough to succeed then face a second, major challenge: how to grow. This book focuses on the key questions an entrepreneur must answer in order to grow a business. Based on extensive research of more than fifty successful growth companies, Grow to Greatness discusses the top ten growth challenges and how to overcome them. Author Edward D. Hess dispels the myth that businesses must grow or die. Growth can create value. But, too much growth too fast outstrips effective processes, controls, or management capacity. Viewing growth as "recurring change," Grow to Greatness lays out a framework for how to approach business development—and how to manage its risks and pace. The book then takes readers through chapters that explore whether the time is right to grow, how to do it, and how to manage the vital reality that growth requires the right leadership, culture, and people. Uniquely, this book aims to prepare readers for the day-to-day reality of growth, offering up the lived experiences of eleven entrepreneurs. Six workshops to assess where readers stand now and a suite of templates that will prove to be useful over time help bring the book's teachings to life. After reading this book, entrepreneurs will have a real understanding of their readiness to grow and place in the growth cycle, as well as a concrete action plan for where to take their businesses next. Many books address how to start a business, but this is a unique, go-to resource for readers who want to learn how to thrive beyond the start-up phase.