Strategic Planning Improves Manufacturing Performance
Long Range Planning, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 127-129, 1991
4 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2005 Last revised: 22 Jul 2008
A quantitative critique of 28 studies concludes that formal planning is valuable for firms. The results were particularly favorable for manufacturing firms: nine studies found formal planning to be associated with better performance and none found detrimental performance.
Keywords: strategic planning, manufacture, quantitative research, formal planning
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