A Survey on Strategic Planning Practices

Rafael A. Rodriquez


The study describes the results of a questionnaire survey on strategic planning practices among 36 companies in the financial services, manufacturing, utilities, and other service sectors.  The study describes planning practices in terms of process, linkages, administration, timing, and outputs and also provides data on the length of experience with formal strategic planning among firms in the sectors.  The study shows both similarities and differences in planning practices among the sample companies.

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