Strategic Communication in Public Participation


  • Saidathul Nizah Mat Tazin
  • Shira Haniza Yaakop



This paper emphasises significantly on public relations strategic planning in public participation to gain organisational effectiveness.  Grunig (1992) describes organisation’s decision affects public and in turn the public affect the organisation’s decision.  This paper discusses the Situational theory of publics (Grunig, 1992) and highlights communication programmes for public participation in the development of slope area in Bukit Antarabangsa, Selangor. This paper suggests a framework of public relations strategic planning for public participation in MPAJ based on findings obtained from multiple methods of data collection. 

Keywords: public relations, strategic planning, communication, public participation.

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.




How to Cite

Mat Tazin, S. N., & Yaakop, S. H. (2018). Strategic Communication in Public Participation. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 3(10), 162-169.




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