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Reclamation's Decision Process Guide


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Ackoff, R.L., 1978. The Art of Problem Solving. Wiley Interscience, New York. upto top

Albrow, M., 1970. Bureaucracy. Praeger Publishers, New York. upto top

American National Standard, 1994. Specifications and Guidelines for Quality Systems for Environmental Data Collection and Environmental Technology Programs. American Society for Quality Control, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. upto top

Anderson, B.F., 1981. Cascaded Tradeoffs: A Multiple-Objective, Multiple- Publics Method for Alternatives Evaluation in Water Resources Planning. Denver, Colorado. upto top

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Bleiker, H., and A.M. Bleiker, 1995. Citizen Participation Handbook. Institute for Participatory Management and Planning, Monterey, California. upto top

Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Bureau of Reclamation, 1991. The Columbia River System: The Inside Story. Portland, Oregon. upto top

_________., 1992. Modeling the System: How Computers are Used in Columbia River Planning. Portland, Oregon. upto top

__________., 1992. Screening Analysis: Impact Results. Portland, Oregon. Brown, C.A, Quinn, R.J, and Hammond, K.R., 1980. Scaling Impacts of Alternative Plans. Denver, Colorado. upto top

Brassard, M. 1988. The Memory Jogger. Goal/QPC. upto top

Bureau of Reclamation, 1982. General Guidelines for the Bureau of Reclamation Planning Process. Denver, Colorado. upto top

__________., n.d. Reports Procedures: Two-Stage Planning Process. Southwest Region, Amarillo, Texas. upto top

__________., 1990. National Environmental Policy Handbook. Denver Office, Denver, Colorado. upto top

__________., 1991. Environmental Considerations in Water Resources Planning and Development. Ecological Resources Division, Denver Office, Denver, Colorado. upto top

_________., 1992. Introduction to Public Involvement: Resource Notebook. Prepared for Bureau of Reclamation by CH2M Hill. Denver, Colorado. upto top

__________., 1992. Conflict Management and Decision Making: Resource Manual. Boulder, Colorado. upto top

__________., 1992. Reclamation's Strategic Plan. Denver Colorado. upto top

__________., 1993. Value Engineering Course. Denver Office, Denver, Colorado.upto top

__________., 1993. Blueprint for Reform: The Commissioner's Plan for Reinventing Reclamation. Washington, DC. upto top

__________., 1995. Public Involvement Zone. Mid-Pacific Region, Sacramento, California. upto top

Burke, R., and J.P. Henry, 1975. Collective Decision Making in Water Resources Planning. Lexington Books, Lexington, Massachusetts. upto top

Byham W., 1990. Zapp! The Lightening of Empowerment. Harmony Books. upto top

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Camp, R.C., 1989. Benchmarking, the Search for Industry Best Practices that Lead to Superior Performance. upto top

Carniegie, D., 1981. How to Win Friends and Influence Peple, revised edition,. Simon & Schuster, New York. upto top

Colorado State University, 1990. Hazardous Materials/Waste Manager Training Course. Presented at Colorado State University January 9-11, 1990, Fort Collins, Colorado. upto top

Columbus Laboratories, 1977. Final Report on the Environmental Quality Assessment in Multiobjective Planning. For the Bureau of Reclamation. Columbus, Ohio. upto top

Conner, D., 1992. Managing at the Speed of Change: How Resilent Managers Succeed and Prosper Where Others Fail. Villard Books, New York.upto top

Curren, N.H., 1996. Team Based Decision Making. Team Learning, Lakewood, Colorado. upto top

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Davidow, W. and M. Malone, 1992. The Virtual Corporation: Structuring and Revitalizing Corporations for the 21rst Century. Harper Business, New York.upto top

Dickerman, A.R., G.E. Radosevich, and K.C. Nobe, 1970. Foundations of Federal Reclamation Policies: An Historical Overview of Changing Goals and Objectives. Department of Economics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. upto top

Durand, V.M. 1990, Severe Behavior Problems: Functional CommunicationTraining Approach, Guilford Press, New Yorkupto top

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Easter, K.W., J.A. Dixon, and M.M Hufschmidt, eds., 1986. Watershed Resources Management, An Integrated Framework with Studies from Asia and the Pacific. Studies in Water Policy and Management, no. 10. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado. upto top

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Fisher, R. And Vry W., 1991. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. Penguin Books, New York, New York.upto top

Fordyce, J.K., and R. Weil, 1979. Managing With People. Addison-Wesley Publishing, Reading, Massachusetts.upto top

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Goodwin, P. and G. Wright, 1991. Decision Analysis for Management Judgement. John Wiley Sons, Chichester, England.upto top

Gore, A., 1993. Creating a Government that Works Better and Costs Less: National Performance Review. For the President of the United States. Washington, DC. upto top

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Hammer, M. and J. Champy, 1993. Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution. Harper Business, New York. upto top

Heider, J., 1985, The Tao of Leadership. Bantam Books, New York. upto top

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Lipnack, J. and J. Stamps, 1995. The TeamNet Factor. John Wiley and Sons, New Yorkupto top

Lord, W.B., D.H. Deane, and M. Waterstone, 1975. Commensuration in Federal Water Resources Planning: Problem Analysis and Research Appraisal. Denver, Colorado.upto top

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National Association of Conservation Districts, 1994. Building Alliances, Information Gathering Techniques, Conflict Management, Media Relations. A series of guides, in cooperation with National Association of State Conservation Agencies, USDA Soil Conservation Service. upto top

National Research Council, Committee on the Institutional Means for Assessment of Risks to Public Health, Commission on Life Sciences, 1983. Risk Assessment in the Federal Government: Managing the Process. National Academy Press, Washington, DC.upto top

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Ortolano, L. and A. Shepherd, 1995. "Environmental Impact Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities." Impact Assessment, vol.13, no 1., pp. 3-31. upto top

Osborne, D. and T. Gaebler, 1992, Reinventing Government, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA.upto top

Peters, T, 1992. Liberation Management: Necessary Disorganization for the Nanosecond 90s. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.upto top

Pfeffer, J. 1992, Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organization, Boston, MA, Harvard Business School Press.upto top

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Randle, T., and M. Voita, 1994. "The EIS Team and the Preferred Alternative." Boatman's Quarterly Review, vol. 7, no. 3., p 10. upto top

Rivlin, A., 1992. Reviving the American Dream: the Economy, the State, and the Federal Government. Washington DC, Brookings Institute.upto top

Ruckelshaus, W.D., 1985. "Risk, Science, and Democracy." Issues in Science and Technology, vol. 1, no. 3. upto top

Russo, J.E. and P.J.H. Schoemaker, 1989. Decision Traps. Simon and Schuster, New York. upto top

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Scholtes, P.R., 1988. The Team Handbook: How to Use Teams to Improve Quality. Joiner Associates, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin. upto top

Stroup, R.L. and J.A. Baden, 1983. Natural Resources: Bureaucratic Myths and Environmental Management. Pacific Institute for Public Policy Research, San Francisco, California. Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts. upto top

Strunk, W. and White, E.B., 1979. The Elements of Style, 3rd Edition. MacMillian Publishing Company, New York, New York. upto top

Suleiman, E.N., ed., 1984. Bureaucrats and Policy Making: A Comparative Overview. Holmes and Meier, New York.upto top

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Water Resources Council, 1983. Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. (See P&Gs;) upto top

Wheeler, E.T., 1993. Government that Works: Innovation in State and Local Government. McFarland and Company, Inc., publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina. upto top

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1995. Planning Manual, (IWR Report 95-R-15). Water Resources Support Center, Institute for Water Resources, Alexandria, Virginia. upto top

U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, nd. Public Participation Handbook. upto top

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1989. The Feasibility Study: Development and Screening of Remedial Action Alternatives. Solid Waste and Emergency Response Directive 9355.3-01FS3, Washington, DC. upto top

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 1995. The Natural Resource Planning Survival Guide. Portland, Oregon. upto top

__________., 1995. The Public Meeting Survival Guide: A user friendly workbook for getting into and out of meetings [alive]. Portland, Oregon. upto top

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