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|Title:||Sustainability decision-making frameworks and the application of systems thinking: An urban context|
|Citation:||Local Environment: the international journal of justice and sustainability, 2011; 16(3):213-228|
|Kathryn M. Davidson and Jackie Venning|
|Abstract:||The literature cites the importance of systems thinking to operationalise sustainability. However, the application of a systems approach for sustainable development is not widely applied. The failure to take advantage of systems thinking results in decision-making processes being less effective than they could be. As the complexity of decision-making for built environment professionals becomes more challenging with increasing pressures, such as population, climate change and greater resource use efficiency, more robust frameworks are required to inform decisions-making processes for a sustainable future. This paper proposes a decision-making framework for sustainability embedded within an interpretative approach to systems thinking. This conceptual framework is applied to evaluate planning/development decision-making processes for sustainability available within the public domain.|
|Keywords:||integrated decision-making; sustainability; sustainable cities; systems theory; sustainability assessment; urban planning tools|
|Rights:||© 2011 Taylor & Francis|
|Appears in Collections:||Earth and Environmental Sciences publications|
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