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THE EFFECT OF STRATEGIC PLANNING ON ORGANISATION PRODUCTIVITY (A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGERIA BOTTLING COMPANY PLC EASTERN REGION) ABSTRACT
Failures of the corporate business organization in Nigerian a trend that is now becoming a rule rather than the exception in our national life. It has assumed such a phenomenal dimension that now threatens the fabric of national economy. This traffic development has induced fear into the minds of many potential investors (government and individuals) thus discouraging meaningful investments eminent business scholars and practitioners have blamed this ugly development on non-application of strategic planning by these corporate business entities in their management styles. They believe that it was either because the present crop of corporate executives are ignorant of the concept of strategic management or that they lack the required skills to meet with the expectation of strategic planning. This study has, therefore, attempted an up-to-date review of existing literature on strategic planning process, and has also analysed the extent to which this could be used to enhance organizational productivity excerpts from previous work done in this area, questionnaires, interview and personal observations formed the primary sources of data. While periodical from this Nigerian Bottling Company Plc newspapers, journals constituted other sources. Two hypotheses were formulated and put to test using chi-square distribution for analysis one, while analysis two was put to test using product moment co-efficient of correlation and the T-test distribution to prove that the internal and external environment factors surrounding the company have significant influence on its strategic planning and the corporate performance of the company too. This revealing that in real life situations strategic planning and its application have the potential of reviewing that in real life situations strategic planning and its application have the potentials of reviewing and sustaining corporate entities through increased productivity. Therefore top company management should engage only skilled personnel’s who would adopt scientific techniques to plan strategically.

TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page
Certification
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Abstract
Table of content
CHAPTER ONE
1.1 INTRODUCTION
1.2 Central background of the subject matter
1.3 Problem that the study will be concentrated with
1.4 The important of studying the area
1.5 Definition or important terms
1.6 Reference
CHAPTER TWO
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 The origin of subject matter
2.2 Schools of thought within the subject area
2.3 The school of thought to the problem of study
2.4 Different method of studying the problem of study
2.5 Summary
2.6 Reference
CHAPTER THREE
3.0 CONCLUSION
3.1 Data presentation principle of the study
3.2 Analysis of the data
3.3 Recommendation
3.4 Conclusions
3.5 References
CHAPTER ONE
1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 CENTRAL BACKGROUND FOR THE SUBJECT MATTER
Strategic planning which is process chart involves analyzing the opportunities and threats in the market place, while building the strengths and correcting the weaknesses within the firm, also involves setting goals for specific product marker and for the firm (Bernett and Wilsted (1988) and since it is perceived as a mediating force between the organisation and its environment it has become highly imperative for business organisation to adopt it so as to enhance productivity. This is sequel to that fact chart business enterprises under the prevailing economic environment of today, have to be up and doing so as to be efficient to survive. High price due to increasing production costs coupled with severe liquidity squeeze necessitated by the dwindling external value of our national currency, have had a serious dampening effect on consumer demand having been faced, therefore, with a high costs of production, diminishing markets and environmental uncertainties, business...
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