Assumption-Based Planning: A Tool for Reducing Avoidable Surprises

Assumption-Based Planning: A Tool for Reducing Avoidable Surprises

by James A. Dewar
     
 

This book offers examples and practical advice for analysis conducting assumption-based planning.See more details below

Overview

This book offers examples and practical advice for analysis conducting assumption-based planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521806534
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Series:
RAND Studies in Policy Analysis Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)
Lexile:
1290L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

1. The essence of assumption-based planning; 2. A taxonomy of assumptions; 3. Step 1: identifying assumptions; 4. Step 2: identifying load-bearing, vulnerable assumptions; 5. Step 3: identifying signposts; 6. Step 4: developing shaping actions; 7. Step 5: developing hedging actions; 8. The art of conducting ABP; 9. Beyond ABP as a post-planning tool.

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