Arab Journal of Administration المجلة العربية للإدارة


The success of the strategic partnership between the public and private sectors on the availability of the investment environment appropriate to provide success factors for such a strategic partnership, which is represented in: the availability of investment awareness among institutions in support of the strategic partnership in the economic cities, the simplicity of ad-ministrative procedures for licensing, the decentralization of the approval of the projects, the availability of administrative efficiency at the concerned authorities for the development of strategic partnerships, the reasonableness of the costs of establishing joint ventures compared with those in other countries, the availability of information centers and a database of companies and sectors of development in the community and economic development trends, the availability of a suitable size of the domestic market with the purchasing power of the market, the availability of rules and regulations for the partnership strategic sectors, the existence of administrative body for strategic planning at the economic cities department, the availability of a guideline of a partnership between the public and private sectors to raise pub-lic awareness and, finally, the availability of transparency and disclosure among the organizers of the economic cities. The aim of this study was to evaluate this strategic partnership and test the readiness of sectors to enter into partnerships to achieve the objectives of the establishment of economic cities and the availability of investment environment required for the success of the partner-ship.