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Creating Staff Reports With Pizzaz (Zoning Practice June 2023).

Creating Staff Reports With Pizzaz

May 2023

This issue of Zoning Practice brings creativity to the staff report by drawing on research about how to foster creative work within organizations. It describes and uses two different exercises based on proven creativity-training programs. These two creative thinking skills processes can assist planners in finding their way to what is most valuable for their technical and empathetic expertise.


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We are especially eager to hear from potential authors with expertise on the following topics:

  • Using zoning to advance equity, sustainability, and resilience objectives
  • Recent trends in small town and rural area zoning
  • The effects of demographic or technological change on land-use demand