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Strategy Implementation Problems in Jordanian Publicly Quoted Industrial Firms

Dehayyat, Jehad Al and Anchor, J.R (2010) Strategy Implementation Problems in Jordanian Publicly Quoted Industrial Firms. Working Paper. Emerging Markets Research Group University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK. (Unpublished)

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      Abstract

      This research identifies the problems associated with the implementation of strategic decisions in Jordanian publicly quoted industrial firms. The study makes a comparison between high success firms and less successful firms to learn whether or not differences exist in their experience of these problems. A cross sectional survey, employing a questionnaire as the data collection method, was used. The empirical research was conducted by delivering by hand the questionnaires to all Jordanian publicly quoted industrial firms (hereafter referred to as Jordanian industrial firms). The main findings of this research are that Jordanian industrial firms experience all the major strategy implementation problems that earlier literature identifies; that the high success group experiences strategy implementation problems less often than the low success group; and that formal strategic planning helps firms to deal with these problems.

      Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
      Additional Information: EMERGE Working Paper 10/04. An earlier version of this paper was presented at the British Academy of Management conference, Brighton, UK, 15-17 September 2009. We acknowledge the financial support of Hussein Bin Talal University in the conduct of this research. We thank Evgeny Polyakov for his invaluable comments on this manuscript. All remaining errors are our responsibility.
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Strategy implementation; problems; Jordan; firm performance
      Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
      Schools: The Business School
      The Business School > Emerging Markets Research Group
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      Depositing User: Graham Stone
      Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2010 14:18
      Last Modified: 28 Jul 2010 19:56
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/7505

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