A Qualitative Research to Define the Successful Decision Making Competencies in Public Sector: Evidence from Turkey
International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences
The aim of this study is to determine the perceptions on "strategy" of the executives in the public institutions, as well as to define the strategic decision making competencies of them through a case study method. To this end, 168 executives were asked to indicate a critical incident about the behaviors -antecedent of succesful strategic decision making-of an executive/leader whom they accept as successful strategic leader. It was also aimed to determine what these executives understand from
... s understand from the term of strategy. The interview forms were interpreted by two researchers seperately through the content analysis method and the management competencies related to a succesful strategic decision making and the perceptions of managers toward the term of strategy were determined. According to the results of analysis, 8 strategic decision making competencies and the frequency table of the perceptions towards the the term strategy (definitions of strategy) were derived.