Robust Plans and Contingent Plans: Scenario Planning for an Uncertain World

Journal of the American Planning Association, 77(3): 251-266, 2011

By: American Planning Association, Arnab Chakraborty, Gerrit Knaap, Nikhil Kaza

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Scenario Planning

This article discusses how planners can integrate uncertainty into scenario planning. It explains how developing multiple contingent plans can lead to more robust decision making than relying on a static preferred scenario.