Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries

The aim of this research paper is to investigate Strategic Management (SM) practice in Public Organizations (POs) within some Middle East (MEt) countries. This is an archival-desktop research paper reviewing available literature on SM in the last two decades. Fundamentally, this paper posts a questi...

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Main Authors: Tamimi, Saleh A.A., Khalil, Samihah, Abdullah, Haim Hilman
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spelling my.uum.repo.275552020-10-01T03:19:36Z http://repo.uum.edu.my/27555/ Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries Tamimi, Saleh A.A. Khalil, Samihah Abdullah, Haim Hilman HD28 Management. Industrial Management The aim of this research paper is to investigate Strategic Management (SM) practice in Public Organizations (POs) within some Middle East (MEt) countries. This is an archival-desktop research paper reviewing available literature on SM in the last two decades. Fundamentally, this paper posts a question of; “How do POs in MEt countries practice SM?” The answer of this investigation is being based on the extent of the available literature from SM theory and application within public sector in some MEt countries. This paper is one of the first attempts to analysis and interpret SM practices within MEt region. This analysis used content analyses techniques, the researcher found four variables that contribute in the effectiveness of SM existence conditions within POs. These variables are; public reform, and SM elements (strategy formulation, implementation, and evaluation) situations and challenges. Finally, this paper discussed the implication and lessons learned for improvement. Findings indicate that even though there are some countries practice SM in this area in various degrees, but it also shows that most of these countries are struggling in practicing SM for various reasons. While, results showed a positive impact of SM tools practices on POs performance. Outcomes also indicate that there are other issues needs to be considered in these countries which are public-reforms and decentralization successes within POs in each case. However, relying on data from literature review limits the in-depth discussion but at least offer critical analysis on achievements of SM implementation in MEt countries. Society for Science and Education 2018 Article PeerReviewed application/pdf en http://repo.uum.edu.my/27555/1/ASSRJ%205%209%202018%2036%2051.pdf Tamimi, Saleh A.A. and Khalil, Samihah and Abdullah, Haim Hilman (2018) Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 5 (9). pp. 36-51. ISSN 20550286 http://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.59.5159 doi:10.14738/assrj.59.5159
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Tamimi, Saleh A.A.
Khalil, Samihah
Abdullah, Haim Hilman
Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries
description The aim of this research paper is to investigate Strategic Management (SM) practice in Public Organizations (POs) within some Middle East (MEt) countries. This is an archival-desktop research paper reviewing available literature on SM in the last two decades. Fundamentally, this paper posts a question of; “How do POs in MEt countries practice SM?” The answer of this investigation is being based on the extent of the available literature from SM theory and application within public sector in some MEt countries. This paper is one of the first attempts to analysis and interpret SM practices within MEt region. This analysis used content analyses techniques, the researcher found four variables that contribute in the effectiveness of SM existence conditions within POs. These variables are; public reform, and SM elements (strategy formulation, implementation, and evaluation) situations and challenges. Finally, this paper discussed the implication and lessons learned for improvement. Findings indicate that even though there are some countries practice SM in this area in various degrees, but it also shows that most of these countries are struggling in practicing SM for various reasons. While, results showed a positive impact of SM tools practices on POs performance. Outcomes also indicate that there are other issues needs to be considered in these countries which are public-reforms and decentralization successes within POs in each case. However, relying on data from literature review limits the in-depth discussion but at least offer critical analysis on achievements of SM implementation in MEt countries.
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Khalil, Samihah
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Abdullah, Haim Hilman
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title Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries
title_short Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries
title_full Applications of strategic management practices in public sector: Cases from some middle east countries
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