Salem Ali Nasser Abdulla Al Mansoori, Mohd Shukri Ab Yazid, Ali Khatibi, S. M. Ferdous Azam


The rationale of this study is to validate a measurement model for strategic management planning and the development of healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi (SEHA). The current study has been developed the theoretical framework by reviewing the existing literatures. In this study, the target population is the healthcare employees in Abu Dhabi. For this study, the sample size was 326 respondents from the healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi. The data are subsequently analyzed to explain the relationships among the variables by employing statistical analysis namely descriptive and inferential statistics. Therefore, the quantitative method was more appropriate since present study test the hypotheses developed rather than a building theory. Moreover, the data was treated as nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio while inputting the data for the purpose of determining the strategic management planning in the development of healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi. Results revealed that healthcare service and facility is positively and significantly correlated with development of healthcare sector, as well as healthcare service and facility is positively and significantly correlated with financial and operational efficiency. Result also showed that financial and operational efficiency is positively and significantly correlated with development of healthcare sector, and healthcare service and facility is positively and significantly related with strategic management planning. However, strategic management planning does not a positive and significant influence on development of healthcare sector. The results of this study provide evidence that increased healthcare service and facility is associated with increased development of healthcare sector.


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