Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online)

Toward a New Framework Model of Advanced Strategic Planning: An Experimental Application to the Case of City of Pavia
Angelo Riva, Luciano Pilotti

The methodology of strategic planning can be one decisive tool to guide the policy and to promote the integration of a local economic system in wider networks of innovation and production. This paper tries to answer to some questions about the urban planning: (1) How is it possible to build a new model of strategic plan and control? (2) Can it be applied to the case of Pavia? (3) How is possible to improve the process of strategic planning and control? Based on the case of Pavia, this paper outlines the main characteristics of the process of implementing a strategic plan. It states that the strategic planning for Pavia can have an increasingly importance for the development of the city. The aim is to create a new framework model for the planning by highlighting the experiences of some excellent cases and by applying them to the specific case of the strategic planning of Pavia; it can be an opportunity also to try to improve the actual strategic planning process and the result.

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