Knowing about public values, beliefs, and attitudes (VBA) relevant to public land mgmt. is one foundation for understanding the linkages between the needs of nearby communities, and regional and nat. residents. Managers aware of the systematic differences in VBA held by the public and stakeholders are in a better position to define resource issues, develop alternative ways of addressing them, assess their social and cultural impacts, identify acceptable mgmt. measures, and monitor the results. This guide is designed to acquaint Forest Service staff with the concepts of VBA; to demonstrate ways in which VBA and assoc, concepts can be measured; and to suggest methods for applying VBA info. to decisions about projects and plans. Illus.Technical Guide for Forest Service Land and Resource Management, Planning, and Decisionmaking Stewart D. Allen ... The motivation for the study came from the authorsa#39; interest in how the agency is responding to rapidly changing social, economic, and other ... The report cited several earlier studies of agency employees, noting that most had wanted to assess whether there was evidence of aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Values, Beliefs, and Attitudes|
|Author||:||Stewart D. Allen|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-11|