The impact of strategic planning practices on organizational performance in public sectors in Abu Dhabi
The growth of any economy is mutually dependent on public and private sectors contribution to the overall success, and can be directly attributed to the strategic planning and execution. The significant growth of UAE economy even during the global recession, is an indicator of robust strategic planning initiatives proposed and meticulously being executed by the respective emirates, in particular Dubai and Abu Dhabi share a greater contribution. Previous studies have mainly focused on the relation in strategic planning of company and performance in some of the global context specific to certain countries. With the onset of growing economic initiatives in UAE, with Abu Dhabi as Nation’s capital, it is extremely important to study the importance of strategic planning and its significance in public sectors. This study attempts to conceptualize the factors determining the performance of Public sectors in Abu Dhabi from the perspective of strategic planning and practices. Strategic planning can share and develop the long-term perspectives. Public sector organizations are increasingly embracing the practices of strategic planning in anticipation that they will translate it to enhance the performances.
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