Facility Location and Land Use: The Urban/Rural Dilemma—A Commentaryby George J. Lippert, USDA, Washington, DC, USA,
Abstract: A large part of the dilemma associated with the conflicting impacts of facility location and land use is not so much a lack of technical engineering input, but rather the lack of analytical decisionmaking. A trade-off analysis can be accomplished in a variety of ways, but a team approach is advised to ensure a broad point of view and retention of objectivity in the analysis. The key to this process is to satisfy effectively all issues deemed important in the project.
Subject Headings: Land use | Decision making | Project management | Forecasting
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