An examination of the strategic management practices of selected private educational institutions in the Accra Metropolis. A Christian perspective
Keywords:strategic management practices, christian belief, exploratory analysis, capacity building, institutional ideology
Quality education is the focus of every country and effective, strategic management techniques offer a sound foundation for developing any educational complex's road map for success in education. The focus of this study is to access the strategic management practices of 378 participants from fifteen selected private schools and how it affects their performance in the Accra metropolis, Ghana. Data were collected using a self-administered drop-and-pick questionnaire, and descriptive and inferential statistics were primarily used to evaluate the results such as frequencies, percentages, exploratory factor analysis and facilitated by SPSS (version 26). The primary findings were that three main components were extracted. Overall, three main strategic practices were identified to influence institutional performance, core competences of the school at various strategic management levels, so that certain schools choose a distinct strategy for strategic management practices., good client relationship and cost control policy. The findings of this study contribute to knowledge, raise awareness, and define the framework and principles of strategic management. Additionally, the findings are helpful for schools and the ministry since they may be utilized to strengthen how strategic management is implemented, which will increase performance.