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    I need help in understanding Planning Theories
    Examples are synoptic, incremental, advocacy, transactive, or radical

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    Synoptic
    - It is also called the rational comprehensive approach and is the most dominate planning theory.
    - It typically looks at problems from a systems point of view and uses conceptual and mathematical approaches (HubPages, 2013).
    - It has a heavy reliance on numbers and data .

    Incremental
    - In this theory the "extent of action is decided by adding an incremental change in the desired direction to status quo" (HubPages, ...

    Solution Summary

    A discussion regarding planning theories including examples such as synoptic, incremental, advocacy, transactive and radical. 256 words, 1 reference.

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