Six times a year APA's Planning Advisory Service publishes PAS Memo, an online newsletter covering a wide range of topics relevant to planning practitioners.
Slowing Down to Speed Up: Improving Planning Processes With Lean
Planners often face a variety of difficulties, including budgetary restrictions, while managing community planning and development. We have all had to learn to do more with less. This PAS Memo describes how Goodyear, Arizona — facing an increasing workload with fewer staff — used the continuous improvement processes of Lean to cut development review times in half while improving employee morale. Learn how to use these processes to improve your own workplace.
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PAS Memo delivers. It's the best shop talk around, written by practicing planners and experts in the field eager to share their experiences. Each issue has illuminating case studies with links to online resources for planners who want to dig deeper. APA Members and PAS subscribers have access to all issues.
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