Researches on Preparation and Implementation of Strategic Plans and Local Governments
Keywords:models of strategic decision-making, methods of strategic planning, committee of strategic planning.
The article proposes main features of Lithuanian local governments and describes models of strategic decisionmaking
used by them, highlights to interest group analysis’s importance and approaches identification of key issues
and prospects of usage of these approaches in planning processes in local governments are also detailed in the article.
Preparation and implementation of strategic plans is analyzed using method of sociological survey and following
areas of analysis are discussed: functions of analysis and planning units of strategic planning committees in Lithuanian
local governments, mistakes of strategic management made by local governments, and obstacles to strategic
plans preparation and implementation.