To help resolving a longstanding dispute over nuclear electricity in Taiwan, this study evaluation the validity of Vroom-Yetton’s contingency model apply to nuclear related policy
for choosing an appropriate public involvement echanisms. Participants from a variety of stakeholders described their thoughts about ecision-making process for nuclear-related issues, and the decision quality, public acceptance, and the overall effectiveness of the final
solution chosen in these situations. Findings suggest that the contingency theory adapts well
to nuclear issues of public participation. This contingency framework incorporate seven
problem attributes in decision process and shape the appropriate level of public involvement
in decision making.
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