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The Value of Formal Planning for Strategic Decisions: A Reply

  • JS Armstrong

    (The Wharton School)

In Armstrong (1982a), I examined alternative explanations to the empirical findings that supported the use of formal planning. In considering the possibility that researcher bias might lead to such results, I used Terpstra’s (1981) evaluation scheme. Based on this test, poor methodology did not seem responsible for the conclusions on the value of formal planning.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series General Economics and Teaching with number 0502065.

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Length: 2 pages
Date of creation: 11 Feb 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0502065
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  1. JS Armstrong, 2005. "Research on Scientific Journals: Implications for Editors and Authors," General Economics and Teaching 0502059, EconWPA.
  2. JS Armstrong & David J. Reibstein, 2004. "Evidence on the Value of Strategic Planning in Marketing: How Much Planning Should a Marketing Planner Plan?," General Economics and Teaching 0412034, EconWPA.
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