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Doğan Ö., Şimşek Y.

Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi (elektronik), vol.16, no.62, pp.836, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


This study aimed to search the lecturers’ (employed at the Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Department of Foreign Languages) consciousness level and views on strategic planning. Although the population includes 70 lecturers at the department, 46 lecturers participated in the study. Because the number of people in this research was limited, convergent parallel mixed methods design was used in the study. In the quantitative part of the study, the data were collected via an instrument called “strategic planning consciousness level instrument,” and in the qualitative part of the study, the data were collected by the “strategic planning views form.” In the data analysis, KruskallWallis Test, Mann-Whitney U Test and descriptive analysis techniques were used. The results showed that the lecturers’ consciousness level of strategic planning and strategic planning belief are low. However, they indicated that strategic planning is important for an organization and it would motivate the employees and enhance the organizational belonging. Moreover, they have middle level negative attitude about strategic planning, and they think that the managers must have the active role in strategic planning.