Purpose - The purpose of this study is to examine empirically the joint effect of innovation and strategic planning on organizational performance of Dubai Police. Design/methodology/approach To examine the hypothesized model of the study, a survey questionnaire was used. The data were collected from the general department of total quality of the Dubai Police. The total number of questionnaires distributed was 150, out of which only 95 usable questionnaires were returned and ready for analysis. The regression approach through SPSS was used to analyze the data and test the hypotheses. Findings The statistical results confirm the effect of strategic planning and innovation on the organizational performance of Dubai Police. Research limitations/implications Further details and valuable implications are discussed throughout the study. The results have many practical implications, in that it can help managers to make proper decisions when deciding to implement innovation and strategic planning in their organizations. Originality/value This study is a rare and unique empirical study that examines the effect of innovation and strategic planning on the organizational performance of Dubai Police.
Innovation Public sector Strategic planning Organizational performance Dubai police